Introduction of The Festival

Ikeda Oiwake Fukui Pref
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Oiwake in Ikeda Town is the dance to pray for a good harvest for the year. Men wear wooden clogs to produce brave noises during the dance and women imitate pounding rice cakes in the stone mill while dancing.

Category
Good harvest appreciation・Dance
Location(s)
Inari, Ikeda, Imadate District, Fukui Prefecture
Date(s) of Matsuri
June 9 and middle of August
Contact
Access
Thirty five minutes taxi ride from JR Sabae Station
URL
Conservation Group
Ikeda Minyo Hozonka
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture