Introduction of The Festival

Ogase Fukui Pref

The festival in Fukutani village features a huge fire produced by the assembled torches dedicated to the Izawa shrine and the Atago shrine, which has a 300 year history. Tens of torches attached to the leaf-shaped wooden framework fifteen meters high, generate quite a big fire.

Category
Fire festival・For a good harvest
Location(s)
Fukutani, Oi Cho, Fukui Prefecture Atagojinja, Izawajinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 14-15
Contact
Tourism Section, Oi Town (0770-77-1111)
Access
URL
Conservation Group
Fukutani-ku
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture