The 39th Japan International Birdman Rally

Photo by Toyohara used under CC

From a jetty jutting into Lake Biwa from the scenic Matsubara Beach in Hikone City, “bird men” – mildly insane people in human powered flying machines – will attempt to fly as far as possible into the lake.

The event kicks off early – at 7:30am on Day 1 and at the unholy hour of 6am on Day 2. Some of the contestants take things very seriously while others are in it more for the comedy value.

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Venue: Birdman Jetty
Web: http://www.ytv.co.jp/birdm... (Link in Japanese)
Entry: Free
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Closest station(s): JR Hikone Station
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