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Photographer's Note

During ィToba no Himatsuriィ (the fire festival of Toba), participants called ィShin-Ookoィ(holy men) in unique costumes made from old festival banners await the climax of this one of most peculiar, extraordinary festival in Japan.
Oficial name is: ィToba-dai-kagaribiィ (the great bonfire of Toba) and it was registered as a National Intangible Folk Cultural Property, which annually take place on the second Sunday of February.
Directions:
By train: Mikawa-Toba Station
(Meitetsu Gamagori Line).
The Toba Shinmeisha shrine is 10 minutes on foot from the station.

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13 Feb 2011 - 18:52

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