The Hikiyama Festival which is held in Nagahama, Shiga Prefecture is one of the Three Great Float Festivals in Japan,and was inscribed on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2016. This festival features wheeled festival floats which are also stages where young boys perform kabuki plays. The festival is also known for ‘kodomo kabuki’ or children’s kabuki.
|Event Date||April 13 to 16|
|Venue||Hachimangu Shrine (Shiga)|
|Access||5mins walk from JR Nagahama Station|
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