Introduction of The Festival

Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri Fukui Pref

Katsuyama Sagicho

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The festival with a 300-year history is to pray for a good harvest of the year. Local performing arts to the tune of Japanese music and drumming are demonstrated on a dozen of Yagura (wooden high stages) in the city. Dondo-yaki, setting fire to New Year’s decorations and ornaments, is scheduled on the river bank of the Kuzuryu River.

Category
Fire festival・Dance
Location(s)
Katsuyama City
Date(s) of Matsuri
The last Saturday and Sunday in February
Contact
Access
Five minutes walk from Katsuyama Station on the Echizen Railways
URL
Conservation Group
Tatekawa-ku, Yoshino-ku, Sawa-ku, Motomachi 2 chome-ku and etc.
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture