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Hakkaisan Firewalking Festival

Update:2017.02.11

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Month held May

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Event dates

Dates

2017.05.28 (Sun)

The Firewalking Festival is held at the Ookura firewalking funeral hall at the base of Mt. Hakkai. Piled cedar trees are burned in the center of the hall, and people walk barefoot over the bright red coals to rid themselves of their sins, purify themselves, and pray for the safety of their families and good health. Those who wish to participate may do so after the practitioners.

When:
May 28, 2017 (Sun.), 9:00AM-12:00PM
Where:
864-1 Ookura, Minamiuonuma-shi
Access:
20 min. by car from Urasa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen Line.
25 min. by car from the Koide interchange on the Kan-etsu Expressway.

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