Introduction of The Festival

Oshima Minato Matsuri Wakayama Pref

The festival features Kaidenmakyoso (boat racing) in addition to other Shinto rituals such as Shishimai (lion dance). Young men ride on two boats and go on a round trip between Oshima and Kushimoto.

Category
Water festival・lion dance・Competition・Folkways・For a good catch
Location(s)
Minatojinja, Oshima, Kushimoto Cho, Wakayama Prefecture
Date(s) of Matsuri
second saturday in feabuary
Contact
Kushimotocho Tourism Association (TEL 0735-62-3171)
Access
Twenty minutes bus ride from JR Kushimoto Station to Oshima-sanbasi bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Oshimaminatomatsuri Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture