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Nagahama Hikiyama Festival

The Traveling Theater - Kabuki on a Festival Float

  • City

    Nagahama City, Shiga

  • Period

    2018.4.13 [fri.]-16 [mon.]

  • Location

    Nagahama Hachimangu Shrine, City Core

  • Introduction

    The festival floats used in the Nagahama Hikiyama Festival are said to have been built using funds given to the lord of Nagahama Castle, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, by the commoners living near the castle at the birth of his first son. Children's kabuki theater is another highlight of the festival.

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