Aug 29, 2013

Hamawaki Yakushi Festival

Hamawaki Yakushi Matsuri, a local community festival in Beppu, is going to take place in Hamawaki Onsen area this weekend  (8/30〜9/1). This will hold a service for Hamawaki Yakushi Nyorai (Healing Budda).

Major events:

● 'Oiran' parade:  8 p.m., August 31th
People wearing  kimono will parade throughout the town. 
In case of rain, this parade will be postponed to the following day.

● Admission Free for Hamawaki Onsen:  August 30th 〜 September 1st

● 'Furyuu Mitate Zaiku' display:  August 26th 〜 September 1st.
More than 20 works made of bamboo, plastic and other matelials by local residents are displayed.  These works are designated as a Beppu City's intangible folklore cultural asset.

▼ Beppu Navi  Last year's photos are on this site.