Dec 20, 2016

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

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

21st December, 2016 | 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 site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161222sakuragawa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.city.sakuragawa.lg.jp/index.php?code=405













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