Introduction of The Festival

Kumonohata Matsuage Kyoto City・Kyoto Pref
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This is an event being held at Kumonohata village in northern Kyoto for a long time. Matsuage means throwing torches upward. Torches are assembled to form a shape of some word which is different by the year and kept secret until the ignition of the torches.

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Category
Fire festival
Location(s)
Kumogahatanakahatacho, Kita Ward, Kyoto City
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 24
Contact
Kumogahata office of Sakyo Ward Government
Access
Keihan Bus Kounji-mae bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the city