Jan 10, 2019

Hoekago Parade to Imamiya Ebisu Shrine for the Toka Ebisu Festival

Hoekago Parade to Imamiya Ebisu Shrine for the Toka Ebisu Festival

10th January, 2019 | Namba to Imamiya Ebisu Shrine, Osaka
During the Toka Ebisu Festival a parade through the shopping and entertainment districts of Namba area takes place. Each shopping street has its delegation with a palanquin carrying a geisha, actor, or selected miss. The palanquins are called hoekago (宝恵駕籠) and the word is rhythmically chanted during the parade.   







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190110hoekago.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.ebisubashi.or.jp/











宝恵駕籠(ほえかご)行列

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