Issaki hoto matsuri

A Fisherman's village- Ishikawa prefecture's Nanao city, the town of Ishizaki's Hachiman's shrine and the rite of offering at the summer festival. Each huge banner takes about 100 men to carry, with six banners creating a crazy scene.

DATE 2015.8.1 (sat)

Together with traditional Japanese music, the groups of men shouting in unison "sakkasai, sakassai, iyasakasa!!" the huge banners are carried down and around the narrow streets, and upon entering the Doumae open space, a frenzy of excitement explodes through the crowds.