The graceful horse festival of Morioka

チャグチャグ馬コ

"CHAGU-CHAGU-UMA-KO" is a festival of a prayer of a horse in good health in Iwate. 

 

With the bell sound of "CHAGU-CHAGU" ,the horses dressed up splendidly parade the village dignifiedly. 

 

By this very elegant sound and scene, people feel peacefulness and appreciate again the horse which has helped agricultural work. 


「チャグチャグ馬コ」は、馬の無病息災を祈願する岩手のお祭り。「CHAGU-CHAGU」という鈴音を出しながら、華麗に着飾った馬が、村を堂々と練り歩く。このとても風流な音と景観に人々は癒され、そして農作業を手伝ってくれている馬にあらためて感謝をする。


JAJAMEN of Morioka 盛岡じゃじゃめん

"MORIOKA-JAJAMEN" is local-culinary-specialties noodles of Morioka which mix and eat Japanese noodles, bean paste, a cucumber, vinegar, red chili pepper oil, a garlic, etc. 

 

The taste of the noodles is a taste which cannot be imagined from intense appearance.

It is delicious Japanese noodles which were very soft and felt refreshed. 


Furthermore, a fresh egg and the hot water used for boiling of noodles are put into the bowl after eating noodles.The egg soup is also very delicious. You can enjoy the taste fully, if this is eaten on the next day which drank sake. 

「じゃじゃ麺」は、うどんに味噌、キュウリ、お酢、ラー油、ニンニクなどを混ぜて食べる盛岡の郷土料理。その強烈な見た目から想像できないような、とてもソフトでさっぱりとした美味しいうどん。さらに、麺を食べた後の器に、卵と麺の茹で汁をいれて食すたまごスープもとても美味しい。お酒を飲んだ翌日に、これを食べるとその美味しさを満喫できる。