With a 300-year history, Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri is a festival marking the coming of Spring Season to Katsuyama in the Fukui Prefecture which is held on the last Saturday and Sunday of February. It is to pray for a good harvest of the year. Locals perform arts to the tune of Japanese music and drumming while they are being carried around Katsuyama City on a dozen of Yagura or the wooden high stages. The Dondo-yaki ceremony is held on the river banks of the Kayurzu River where New Year’s ornament and decoration are set to fire.

Event Information


Event Date
VenueKatsuyama City (Fukui Prefecture)
Access5mins walk from Katsuyama Station (Echizen Railways)
AdmissionFree

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