Issa Matsuri

Things to do

This festival is held at the temple where Kobayashi Issa, composer of the famed haiku ‘Yasegaeru makeruna Issa kore ni ari’ and ‘Semi nakuya rokugatsumura no entende-ji’, wrote. A nationwide elementary and junior high school haiku tournament and award ceremony, as well as wind instrument and street performances and haiku concerts take place, in addition to a ‘frog sumo’ tournament dedicated to Issa.

Address: 3-13-20 Rokugatsu, Adachi, Tokyo

Event phone: 03 3883 0787
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