Introduction of The Festival

Saeki Toro-sai Kyoto Pref

Saekitoro Ningyojyoruri

The origin of the festival is said to celebrate the fact that a lantern was given to Hiedano Shrine by Kyoto Imperial Palace a long time ago. The festival features Ningyo-joruri (Japanese puppet drama) using 30 centimeter high puppets performed in the shrine office.

Category
Performing art・For a good harvest
Location(s)
Hiedanocho Saeki, Kameoka City Hiedano Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 14
Contact
Tourist Information Center at JR Kameoka Station (0771-22-0691)
Access
Fifteen minutes bus ride from JR Kameoka Station to Saeki bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Saekitoro Hozonkai
Note
Important folk cultural assets designated by the National Government