SOGA-DON UMBRELLA BURNING
(Soga-don-no Kasayaki / 曽我どんの傘焼き)

SOGA-DON UMBRELLA BURNING<br />(Soga-don-no Kasayaki / 曽我どんの傘焼き)

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*This event is canceled because of typhoon.

This is a traditional event based on a historical fact.
Samurai of the Kamakura era, the Soga brothers burned paper umbrellas instead of torches when they went to revenge their father.
Men dress in loinclothes, sing and burn about 300 piled umbrellas.
Before burning umbrellas, some Japanese traditional performances such as karate demonstrations, taiko (Japanese drum) performances, Jigen-ryu (Satsuma's traditional martial art) will be held.

Start Aug. 05, 2017

17:30 ~ Opening Ceremony
17:35 ~ Traditional Performances
20:00 ~ Igniting umbrellas

Genre

Traditional event

PlaceKotsuki-gawa Riverside (near MBC)
Parking

None

Fee

Admission fee: free

Contact Kagoshima Sandai-gyoji Hozon-kai
TEL: 070-1943-4247
Webhttp://kasayaki.karakasa.com/
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