This is the Ogaki news!
The walking festival took place in October 18th in Ogaki. The festival was shown to commemorate the 320 years memories of “Okunohosomichi”. It was written by Matsuo Bashou. He was a haiku poet in the Edo period. He traveled around many regions and he wrote haikus. He wrote in his diaries when he traveled around Japan. “Okunohosomichi” is a one of his diaries. He quit writing “Okunohosomichi” when he reached Ogaki. Today, Ogaki take place the walking festival every year. Many citizens of Ogaki took part in it, and they walked Tarui station through Ogaki station. They walked around a distance of 13.4 kilometers. Fortunately, it was a beautiful weather, so it was a good day for walking around.
I think that it is a good chance to exercise and to notice Ogaki’s history. According to the news, most of the participants are with their family and friends. We have the walking festival in Ogaki every year. Why don’t you join in it with your friends next year?