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Toyokawa-City Ko Summer Festival (Ko Natsu Matsuri)

Date : 07/27/2018, 07/28/2018, 07/29/2018


  • Ko Summer Festival (Ko Natsu Matsuri)
  • Ko Summer Festival (Ko Natsu Matsuri)

Three days of festival, hand-held and airborne fireworks!

On the first day of the festivities, at the premises of the Ko Oyashiro Shrine, a marvelous display of the famous hand-held "Tezutsu Hanabi" fireworks cannons, roman candles and other sorts of pyrotechnic devices. Then come on the second day for the great show of 1,800 launched fireworks!

A parade with kabuki dances and jesters!

Ko Summer Festival (Ko Natsu Matsuri)

The four neighboring districts bring out each respective float for the procession / parade by the Oyashiro Shrine for the festivities. Beautifully dressed in traditional garments, the participants go dancing along to the music of the "hayashi" out of the drums and flutes, carrying the "mikoshi" portable shrines around!

EVENT OVERVIEW

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Date : •July 27th - Safety Supplication Ceremony
•July 28th - Ceremonies and festival, Tezutsu Fireworks
•July 29th - Fireworks show (airborne shots)
Holding time : •July 27th (Friday):
Opening/Purification Ritual from 9:00 AM
Procession around the town streets from 7:00 PM
Safety Supplication Ceremony from 8:00 PM

•July 28th (Saturday):
Yoi (Early Evening) Festival (Procession around the town streets) from 6:00 PM
Festival vigil from 6:30 PM
200 hand-held "Tezutsu" cannons, 4 roman candle plataforms, 4 large cannon smoke fire platforms from 7:00 PM

•July 29th (Sunday):
Main Festival Opening at 10:00 AM
Kabuki Parade from 12:00 PM (cancels in case of rain)
Sacred Transferal of the Mikoshi (movable shrines) from 2:00 PM
Launch of 1,800 airborne fireworks, tezutsu hand held cannons, Golden Fish fireworks, great smoke tezutsu, etc. from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Place : •July 27th and 28th (ceremonies and festival):
Ko District Oyahiro Shrine (国府町大社神社 Ko-cho Oyashiro Jinja)
•July 29th (fireworks show):
Banks of the Otowagawa River (音羽川河畔 Otowagawa Kahan)
Location : 〒442-0854
5 Ryuka, Ko-cho, Toyokawa-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Parking : Available
(approx. 140 spaces near Meitetsu Ko Station, paid)
Phone number : 0533-89-2206 (Toyokawa Tourism Association)

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ACCESS

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    Access by public transport
    10min northwestwards walk from Ko Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line (Oyashiro Shrine); 15min westwards walk from Ko Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line (Otowagawa River banks).

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