Matsuya-machi is famous for more than 100 wholesale and specialist stores selling Japanese dolls (like hina ningyo, gogatsu ningyo), toys, cheap sweets, paper, fireworks.
“Matsuya-machi Spring Battle” held after the vernal equinox every year,centered around young shop owners. This year also the event being held.
April 28 (Sun) 2013
the kickoff ceremony / 14:00
Samurai Procession / 14:00 – 15:30
Triumphal return ceremony / 15:30
Try on Kabuto (helmet) / 16:00-17:00
Kogawa, Chuo ward, Osaka