Hakone Gora Summer Festival

 

Ignition timing is fantastic

Every year on the night of 8 month 16, the word “Large” appears near the summit of Mt.

Hakone Gora Summer Festival
Hakone Gora Summer Festival

Hakone Gora Summer FestivalKosui matsuri(Lake Water festival),Hakone Daimyo Gyoretsu(Daimyo procession)Is one of the three major festivals in Hakone.

An event that began in Taisho 10 as a fire of Urabon, and for the comfort of tourists and summer tourists, will celebrate the 2021 anniversary in 100.

In ancient Japanese customs, in order to avoid losing the spirit of the ancestors returning to the evening of 8 month 13 on the Bon Festival, the fire is lit as a landmark, and the Bon Festival is held on the evening of 8 month 16. Sending out the spirits of the ancestors who spent together during this period is called “fire”.

Hakone Gora Summer Festival Capital Letters and Fireworks
Hakone Gora Summer Festival Capital Letters and Fireworks

When it comes to capital letter ware, Kyoto's “Mt.

At the event venue, there were Yosakoi dance and live band performances, and many people listened to it.

But for some reason, the weather was bad every year, and in this year's 2019 year, it was raining heavily, and I watched capital letters and fireworks while holding an umbrella.

It is said that this capital lettering is performed from generation to ignition and tidying on the day, inherited by members of the Miyagi Youth Association for generations.

Every year from the month of 6, we go to the mountains and repeat preparations by cutting and drying on the hillside under the hot sun.

Make 3 bundles of 30m dry bamboo, which is about 250m in dry length, and double it along the outline of the “Large” shape, and set it about 1.5 meters apart.

The word “one” of “Large” is 108 meters in length and 7.5 meters in thickness.

Hakone Gora Summer Festival
Hakone Gora Summer Festival

If you think that you are working hard on the steep slope in the dark, with the ability to withstand the flames of rain and scoring, there is nothing but gratitude.

By the way, if you go to a bright time before sunset, you can take a photo with "Goran"!

Hakone Gora Summer Festival capital letter grilled gouran (Yuzu Chara of Hakone Gora Onsen)
Hakone Gora Summer Festival capital letter grilled gouran (Yuzu Chara of Hakone Gora Onsen)

Hakone Gora Onsen's mascot “Gouran” is the most popular character in the vote from the 2013 plan drawn by local junior high school students in the summer of 195, with the motif of Mt. ing. The main idea was Reina Kajima who was a student at Hakodate Shirayuri Junior High School.

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<In case of train>
From Odawara Station, change to the Hakone Tozan Railway, and take XNUM minutes to Hakone Yumoto Station.
From Hakone Yumoto Station to Gora Station, usually 40 minutes.
The event venue is a 1 minute walk from Gora Station.

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