Introduction of The Festival

Geita Festival Mie Pref

At dawn on New Year’s Day, men from throughout the island use bamboo poles to hold aloft a sun-shaped ring (with a diameter of some 2 meters) made of silverberry wood while others make valiant efforts to knock the ring off.

Category
Competition
Location(s)
Kamishima Island in Toba City
Date(s) of Matsuri
December 31 - January 1
Contact
(日本語) 神島漁協 TEL 0599−38−2211
Access
Fifty minutes by municipal liner from Toba Sadahama Port.
URL
Conservation Group
(日本語) 神島漁業協同組合
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture