Introduction of The Festival

Otaki Shrine Spring Festival Fukui Pref

A spring festival to enshrine the Paper Deity; passed down through over thousands of years. The first day involves taking an object of worship by mikoshi (portable shrine) and meeting at the Sato shrine. The second day involves a ceremony in the hall of worship. The last day involves “”Mikoshi watari””, a portable shrine parade in the area. A fantastic divine escort is held with lanterns in the evening.

Category
Portable shrine
Location(s)
Otakicho, Echizen City
Date(s) of Matsuri
May 3-5
Contact
Access
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Conservation Group
Okamoto-ko
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture