Introduction of The Festival

Ominakayama Imokurabe Matsuri Shiga Pref
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Biwako Visitors Bureau

Two neighboring villages compete the length of taro before dieties during this festival. It is said to have started in the end of the Heian era (794-1192 A.D.)

Category
Competition・Good harvest appreciation・For a good harvest
Location(s)
Hino Cho Nakayama
Date(s) of Matsuri
1.Sep
Contact
Hino Town Tourist Association (0748-52-6577)
Access
Fifteen minutes bus ride from Omi Railway Hino Station to Nakayama bus stop and one minute walk from the bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Imokurabe Matsuri Hozon Kai
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the state