Introduction of The Festival

Nagahama Hikiyama Festival Shiga Pref

Nagahama Hikiyama Matsuri no Hikiyama Gyoji

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This is one of three major floats festivals in Japan featuring “Children’s Kabuki. This festival originally started when townsfolk made floats to celebrate the birth of the son of Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a local feudal lord at that time.

Category
Floats・Dance
Location(s)
Nagahama City Motohama Cho
Date(s) of Matsuri
April 13-16
Contact
Nagahama City Office (0749-62-4111)
Access
Fifteen minutes walk from JR Nagahama Station
URL
Conservation Group
Nagahama Hikiyama Cultural Association
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the state