Higashiomi Giant Kite Festival

Photo by gundam2345 used under CC

On the last Sunday of May each year, Higashiomi in Shiga Prefecture hosts a festival in which enormous traditional kites are hauled into the air by teams of up to 100 people.

The festival features local kites as well as kites from throughout Japan.

Venue: Fureaiundo Park
Entry: Free
Typical weather at this time
High: 22 ℃Low: 17 ℃
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Access: 4.7 km from Notogawa Station Biwako Line (A17)
Web: http://oodako.net/about_fe...
Link in Japanese
Area: Shiga
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