The Hikkawase-Tatakiai


F The Hikkawase-Tatakiai: Shinto festival music competition clash

The Hikkawase-Tatakiai
The Hikkawase-Tatakiai

Traffic control in Route 17 starts from 6:00pm.  Many Shinto festival music competition (Tatakiai) is carried out in various places, savoring the end of the festival. 12 festival floats with doll (Dashi) and festival floats without doll (Yatai) gradually gather to Omatsuri-Hiroba, where “The Last Tatakiai” take place. After Dashis and Yatais perform Tatakiai forming a fan shape, at the city hall intersection, they await on every direction of the Omatsuri-Hiroba, for the ceremony transferring the role of the representative of the year to the next neighborhood (Nenban Okuri), and for the last Tatakiai.