Introduction of The Festival

Yokaichi Odako Matsuri Shiga Pref

Omi Yokaichi no Odako age syuuzoku

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Biwako Visitors Bureau

Various events associated with kites are held, focusing on kiteflying of a number of kites. Kites include the Yokaichi odako (large kite), which is designated as a national intangible folklore cultural asset.

Category
Folkways
Location(s)
Kurimishinden Cho, Higashiomi City Fureai Sports Park
Date(s) of Matsuri
The fourth Sunday in May
Contact
Yokaichi Tourism Association (0748-24-1234)
Access
Take the shuttle bus that runs on the day of the festival from Yokaichi Station on the Omi Railway.
URL
Conservation Group
Higashiomi Odako Hozon Kai
Note
Selection of national intangible folk cultural assets that need measures such as making records