Jan 12, 2015

Haraso Matsuri (Fishermans' Festival), at Owase City, Mie

Haraso Matsuri (Fishermans' Festival), at Owase City, Mie

12th January, 2015 | at Owase City, Mie Prefecture  

Haraso Matsuri in Owase in Mie Prefecture is a kind of memorial for whales that have been killed that features men rowing traditional whaling harpoons boat decked out with colorful flags.

Fishermen in colorful costumes worship at Asukajinja shrine. The event climaxes with one participant throwing a harpoon into the sea.

# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/150114mie.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://tourismmiejapan.com/"


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