Introduction of The Festival

Nishiichinobe Hadaka Matsuri Shiga Pref

Nishiichinobe-no Miyaza Gyoji & Yakushido Hadaka Odori

Single males of the town over the age of 15, wearing only loincloths, scramble for a cocoon ball on a 3-meter high crossbeam in this festival.The winner is said to have a good marriage and become happiest in the town.

Category
Protection from evil・Competition・For a good harvest
Location(s)
Ichinobe Cho, Higashiomi City Hotokuji
Date(s) of Matsuri
Middle of January (a day before Coming-of-Age Day)
Contact
Higashi Omi Tourist Association (0748-48-2100)
Access
Twenty minutes walk from Omi Railway Ichinobe Station
URL
Conservation Group
Hadaka Matsuri Hozon Kai
Note
Selection of prefectural intangible folk cultural properties that need measures such as making records