Introduction of The Festival

Akamatsu Kojinsai Tottori Pref

When famine struck Akamatsu village in Tottori Prefecture, the words of a deity was given to make a large straw snake and to be enshrined at Kojin-san(a local deity). Since then this became Shinto ritual and held once every four years.

Category
Folkways
Location(s)
Akamatsu, Daisen Cho, Tottori Prefecture
Date(s) of Matsuri
The first Sunday in March of leap year
Contact
Access
Forty minutes bus ride from JR Yonago Station to Akamatsu bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture