Japan’s Greatest Kadomatsu Festival

Kadomatsu are a traditional Japanese decoration of the New Year placed in pairs in front of homes to welcome ancestral spirits or kami of the harvest. In Miyawaka City an event is held every year where these traditional Japanese decorations are bigger than life! With a goal height of 11m and a diameter of 5m, the Kadomatsu are made from Moso bamboo as well as Madake bamboo! It takes about 350 pieces of bamboo and 250 participants one month to make the Kadomatsu! In the end, 2 large kadomatsu are completed! The participants aim to combine beauty, grace and size! This festival is referred to as Japan’s Greatest Kadomatsu Festival! Held every year on the first Sunday in December until mid-January when they are burned! The Kadomatsu are set a light in order to wish for good health! Organized by the Miyawaka City Sightseeing Association

This event has finished.
Date December 06, 2020 – January 13, 2021
Address 822-0133 224-1 Oaza Wakita, Miyawaka City (Dream hope Wakamiya)
Contact Tel:0949-55-9090 
Miyawaka City Sightseeing Association
Parking Parking for 100 cars
Access *20 minute drive from Wakamiya Interchange off of the Kyushu Expressway
Times Available Event held every year from the beginning of December till mid-January
Area Chikuho Area
Genre Hot Spring Sites (Hot Springs) Other Flowers (Flowers and Plants) Sales Outlets (Products and Specialties) Event (Festivals and Events) The Best of Japan (Specialty Sightseeing)

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