2011 Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba Comes to a Close

This year’s Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba, which began on July 26, came to a close on August 4, with the “Grand Finale” ceremony conducted after the Oyasato Parade that night. An estimated 233,000 people returned to Jiba (roughly 870 from overseas) between July 26 and August 4 for the Children’s Pilgrimage.