At the Shinko Festival (July 17) and the Kanko Festival (July 24) of the Gion Festival, Kuze Komagata Chigo, who will lead the mikoshi (portable shrine) on horseback, has been decided. Kuze Kuze) announced on July 15, 2023. It has been canceled since 2020 due to the new coronavirus, and it is the first time in four years.

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