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Katsuyama Sagicho Dondo-yaki

2019.07.02

Traditional Events

"Dondo-yaki" is a common New Year's event in Japan. "Dondo-yaki" means a bonfire of the New Year's sacred decorations, such as pine branches, bamboos, and straw ropes.
In Katsuyama City, Fukui Prefecture, it's held on a large scale on the last weekend of February to close the Katsuyama Sagicho Festival known for its unique traditional musical performance.

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