- Tako Festival & Fireworks (Tako Matsuri)
Minamichita-Town Tako Festival & Fireworks (Tako Matsuri)
Date : 08/12/2018
A festival praying for abundant catch - and as memorial - of the famous octopuses of Himakajima Island
The octopus is the main theme at this festival of Himakajima Island, famous for its rich and tasty production of this coveted mollusc. Divided in three parts - Morning, Afternoon, and Night - the festival has a series of rituals, shows and performances, and its finale is crowned by the beautiful fireworks show.