Dec 15, 2014
Akiha Hi-Matsuri (Fire Festival), Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
15th - 16th December, 2014 | Akiha-no-Hi-Matsuri, or Fire Festival at Akiha Shrine, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Pref.
After the Shinto ritual, three kinds of solemn dances are performed by three dancers holding an archery, a sword and a torch respectively from 10 pm to 12 midnight.
Especially the dance with a torch, about 1-meter long is very spectacular and worth seeing.
* Venue: Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Pref.
* Transportation: The JR Tokaido Line to Hamamatsu Sta., and then take the Enshu Tetsudo Line to Nishi-Kajima Sta. From there, about 40 min. by taxi to the Shrine.
# For the details, please access to the followings;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/141215hamamatsu.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.akihasanhongu.jp/
「秋葉の火まつり」 秋葉山本宮秋葉神社 （静岡県浜松市）