Spirit Sending – Torch

Spirit Sending - Torch

After 9 p.m., each house lights a torch to send the spirits away, and families gather on the road along the Hiyamaji River. A procession of torches naturally forms and continues downstream to the shore near Furusato Park. There, torches are gathered and used as a bonfire to send the spirits to the underworld.


titleSpirit sending of torches
VenueHiyamaji, Hamajima-cho, Shima City


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