Introduction of The Festival

Hanayu Maturi at Misasa Onsen Tottori Pref

Misasa-no jinsho

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In this festival, participants tug at a massive rope as a kind of fortune-telling on the success of crops or businesses.Tradition says that if East wins there will be a good harvest that year; if West wins business will thrive that year.

Category
Competition・tug of war・For a good harvest
Location(s)
Misasa, Misasa Cho, Tottori Prefecture
Date(s) of Matsuri
May 3 - 4
Contact
Access
25 min. bus ride from JR Kurayoshi Station to Msasa Onsen bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the National Government