sagicho-festival
When:
March 17, 2018 – March 18, 2018 all-day
2018-03-17T00:00:00+09:00
2018-03-19T00:00:00+09:00
Where:
Himune Hachiman-gu Shrine
Cost:
Free

On Sunday evening in mid-March, people dance wildly amid showers of fire sparks around  “Sagicho” , the blazing pine tree floats.  A figure of the animal of the year according to the Oriental Zodiac, made with marine products and grain, is mounted in the center of this float.

Hours : Floats will be ignited with fire from 20:00 to 22:40 on Sunday

Access :Obatacho-Shiryokan-mae bus stop on the Chomyo-ji bus route from Omihachiman station on the JR Biwako line.

 

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