Introduction of The Festival

Waraji Matsuri Mie Pref

Nagiri-no Waraji-hiki

This Shinto event is said to be related to the legend of Dandarabocchi (or Daidarabocchi), which is a mythological giant. The festival imitates the old story about village people making a fuge Waraji (straw sandal) to freighten a Dandarabocchi and make it go away.

Category
Protection from evil・Water festival
Location(s)
Daiocho Nakiri, Shima City Nakiri Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
The first Day of the Monkey in September if there are two Monkey days.
The second Day of the Monkey in September if there are three Monkey days.
Contact
Nagiri Shrine (0599-72-0165)
Access
Twenty minutes bus ride from Kintetsu Ugata Station to Daiozaki-todai-mae bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Daiocho
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture