Introduction of The Festival

Shitanjo Event Fukui Pref

The festival features a parade by boys in which girls currently participate too. The parade, which is held in Kanamata town (location of the castle ruins of Asakura clan, a warring lord), imitates a feudal lord’s procession after defeating shishi (Kylin lions). It is a parade of 20 kids as well as a 80 kilogram lion made of hamamelis branches.

Category
Parade
Location(s)
Kanamatacho, Fukui City
Date(s) of Matsuri
5.May
Contact
Access
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Conservation Group
Shitanjo Gyoji Hozonkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture