Aug 23, 2014

Guzuyaki Matsuri (fire festival), Kaga City, Ishikawa Pref.

Guzuyaki Matsuri (fire festival), Kaga City, Ishikawa Pref.

22nd - 24th August, 2014 | Kaga City, Ishikawa Pref.

Local young men spend a week constructing a giant Guzu Fish.
Building materials consist of wood, bamboo, and straw. The Guzu fish stretches to about 7 or 8 meters.
The Guzu is then marched in a parade, heading for the local shrine where it is set on fire in a traditional ceremonial burning.   (*reference: STEPPING STONES ISHIKAWA)  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/140827kaga.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  ››  http://www.yataya.co.jp/08/event08-2



ぐず焼き祭り(石川県加賀市)

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