Introduction of The Festival

Hanase Matsuage Kyoto City・Kyoto Pref

This is an event being held at Hanase village in northern Kyoto for a long time. Matsuage means throwing torches upward. One thousand torches on riverbed are ignited at the same time and thrown against a huge 20 meter high umbrella to be burnt,

Category
Fire festival・For a good harvest
Location(s)
Hanaseyamasu-cho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 15
Contact
Hanaseyamasu office of Sakyo Ward Government
Access
Ninety minutes bus ride from Keihan Demachiyanagi Station to Hanasekouryu-no-mori-mae bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the city