Introduction of The Festival

Shobu Tsunahiki in Tajimakutani Hyogo Pref

Tsunahiki (a tug of war) in Tajimakutani village uses a rope made of plants such as Shobu (sweet flag) and Yomogi (felon herb). Teams are separated by adults group and children group. They pull a rope seven times. If the adult team wins in the last game, it is said that an abundant harvest for the year is expected.

Category
Protection from evil・Competition・tug of war
Location(s)
Kutani, Shinonsen, Mikata District, Hyogo Prefecture
Date(s) of Matsuri
June 5
Contact
Access
Ten minutes walk from JR Kutani Station
URL
Conservation Group
Kutani Shobugumi Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible cultural assets designated by the National Government