Dec 21, 2015

Hiwatari Matsuri (Firewalking Festival), Sakuragawa-City, Ibaraki

Hiwatari Matsuri (Firewalking Festival), Sakuragawa-City, Ibaraki

22nd December, 2015 | Sakuragawa-City, Ibaraki
The name of the festival is "Hiwatari," literally meaning fire crossing.
They make a big fire, then allow people to walk over the embers. People keep it for praying for safety of the family and state of perfect health over the year.  






# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/151222sakuragawa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.sakuragawa.lg.jp/index.php?code=405








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