May 15, 2017

Fushiki Hikiyama Matsuri (Battle of Traditional Float), Fushiki Shrine, Takaoka, Toyama

Fushiki Hikiyama Matsuri (Battle of Traditional Float), Fushiki Shrine, Takaoka, Toyama

15th May, 2017 | at Fushiki Shrine, Takaoka City, Toyama Pref.  
Fushiki Hikiyama Festival in Takaoka in Toyama Prefecture is popular festival that has been held at Fushiki Shrine since the Edo period.

Also known as the kenkayama (“fighting floats”), festival, it features a procession of floats hung with up to 360 beach-ball-size lanterns.

The floats are carried on wooden carts with huge wooden wheels and weigh 10 tons and are eight meters high. Spectators cheer whenever the floats collide.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170515fushiki.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.kenkayama.jp/         

















「伏木曳山祭(ふしきひきやま)けんか山」富山県高岡市

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