Introduction of The Festival

Shoraibune Okuri Fukui Pref
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This is a Bon event held in Sugahama in Mihama Town. It features Shoraibune (a ship of souls) eight meters long and four meters in width, which is made of straw. They are shipped by families who lost a family member within a year.

Category
For a good catch
Location(s)
Sugahama, Mihama, Mikata District, Fukui Prefecture Sugahama Seashore
Date(s) of Matsuri
15.Aug
Contact
Access
Ten minutes taxi ride from JR Higashimihama Station
URL
Conservation Group
Sugahama Seinenkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture