Nov 8, 2014

Taimatsu Akashi - fire festival | November 8, Sukagawa-City, Fukushima

Taimatsu Akashi - fire festival | November 8, Sukagawa-City, Fukushima

The Taimatsu Akashi fire festival has been held in Sukagawa every year for over 420 years.  

Originally a memorial service for warriors from the Samurai era, it has turned into a dramatic event that reminds us a bit of what it must have been like in those feudal days.

This year the festival has a special purpose, to remember victims of the disaster.
Also, as a sign of recovery, it unites the people of Fukushima.




# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/141109fukushima.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.sukagawa.fukushima.jp/taimatsu/index.html






松明あかし|福島県須賀川市

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