Apr 9, 2013

Beppu Today, 2013 April 8th, Ohgiyama Fire Festival

  Mt. Ohgi Fire Festival was held today.
  Mt. Ohgi is named after the shape of reversed fan (Ohgi is fan).

Mt. Ohgi before the fire festival

 The fire festival started at 6:30PM and the pilot fire used to light was  lit in Asami Shrine on April 1st when the ritual for Onsen Festival opening was held.

People in Happi coat in the shrine attended the ritual on April 1st.

 The picture below was taken an hour after the festival started.