Sekiyama Shrine Fire Festival
The Sekiyama shrine fire festival will be held on Saturday 15th of July.
The festival starts at 10:00am with a traditional performance.
From 10:30 there is a traditional tug of war which symbolizes a wish for a good harvest this coming year. Everyone is welcome to take part in this event.
From 1:00pm the famous sumo wrestling competition will commence. This will see local children and adults trying out their luck in the sumo ring. The festival is famous for this event and its good fun to watch.
In the evening from 7:00pm the shrine will be lit up and looks quite spectacular.