Introduction of The Festival

Homusubi-jinja Annual Festival Fukui Pref

Baka-bayashi

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Baka-bayashi literally means funny musicians. At the shrine’s annual festival, the performers play musical instruments wearing funny masks such as Hyottoko (clownish mask), Otafuku (fat faced woman) and Monkey.

Category
Performing art
Location(s)
1 Chome 19-19 Teyose, Fukui City Homusubijinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
24.May
Contact
Access
Five minutes walk from JR Fukui Station
URL
Conservation Group
Baka-bayashi Hozonkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture