Introduction of The Festival

Shimakamogogo-no Bon-matsuri-gyoji Mie Pref

In the festival, hand-held torches are thrown against ten-meter high Hashira-matsu (burning wood) around midnight on August 15. It also features bells and other beating instruments to honor ancestors and war casualties.

Category
Fire festival
Location(s)
Matsuocho and Kouchicho, Toba City
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 15
Contact
Access
Kintetsu Kamo Station or Matsuo Station
URL
Conservation Group
Matsuo Jige, Kouchi Jige
Note
Important Intangible Folk Cultural Properties