FESTIVAL ON THE FIRST HORSE DAY IN FEBRUARY

(HATSU-UMA-SAI / 初午祭)

FESTIVAL ON THE FIRST HORSE DAY IN FEBRUARY <p>(HATSU-UMA-SAI / 初午祭)

(Photo: © K.P.V.B)

This festival is Kagoshima shrine’s traditional event, which has more than a 460-year history, to pray for good health of domestic animals, good crops and good health of people.
The festival was originally held by farmers. Horses decorated with colorful cloth, flowers and many bells around their necks step to festival music.

Start Feb. 28, 2016

9:30 ~ 16:00

This event canceled only in case of heavy rain.

Zip899-5116
Address

2496 Uchi, Hayato town, Kirishima city

PlaceKagoshima Jungu Shrine (鹿児島神宮)
Parking

2,900 spaces / No charge

Fee

Free

Contact The Executive (Hatsu-uma sai Jikko Iinkai)
TEL: 0995-45-5111
Webhttp://www.city-kirishima.jp/modules/page059/?id=38
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