Introduction of The Festival

Hirogawara Matsuage Kyoto City・Kyoto Pref

This is an event being held at Hirogawara village in northern Kyoto for long time. Matsuage means throwing torches upward. One thousand torches on reverbed 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)
Hirogawara Shimonocho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 24
Contact
Hanaseyamasu office of Sakyo Ward Government
Access
Keihan Bus Shimonocho bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the city