KITAYAMA SWING FIRE
(Kitayama-no Hifuri / 北山の火振り)

This is a traditional event which has more than a 100 yes. history.
About 7 ~ 10 meter-long bamboo poles which are sticking in the ground have lit torches on the top of the bamboo.
People swing the bamboo poles, and sparks fly.
The huge fires swing in the air and speed the spirits back to the afterworld.
Hioki City intangible folk cultural properties

Start Aug. 15, 2017
Genre

Traditional event

Zip899-2311
Address

Yobo, Higashi-ichiki town, Hioki city

PlaceKitayama Public Cemetery Square (北山納骨堂広場)
Fee

Admission fee: free

Contact Hioki City Board of Education (Hioki-shi Kyoiku Iinkai)
TEL: 099-248-9432
Webhttp://hiokishi-kankou.com/cat_event/1112/
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