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[Tezutsu hand-held fireworks]

Pillars of fire shoot up as high as 10 meters and sparks scatter with a roaring sound

Spectacular fireworks having a tradition of more than 400 years are set off at festivals held in various places of the city. It is said that the fireworks began in the Sengoku period. Because the Mikawa region was the home ground of Ieyasu Tokugawa, regulations on manufacturing and storing gunpowder were not so strict compared to other clans and the fireworks technology developed. Pillars of fire shoot up as high as 10 meters from the cylinders held by the hanabishu and the scene of sparks scattering and dropping like rain is fantastic. The fireworks can be seen at "Toyohashi Gion Festival" in mid July, "Fire Festival" in early September, and "Hada Festival" in early October.
Posted photos Main Fire Festival
Two photos Upper photo Toyohashi Gion Festival, lower photo Hada Festival
 

Tezutsu hand-held fireworks guide

● Toyohashi Gion Festival
Date ● Tezutsu hand-held fireworks
July 15th, 2016
● Skyrockets
July 16th, 2016
* The Toyohashi Gion Festival is scheduled to be held every year on the third Friday, Saturday and Sunday of July.
Time Fireworks
July 15th: 6:30 p.m. to around 10:00 p.m.
July 16th: 7:00 p.m. to around 9:00 p.m.
Location July 15th: 2 Sekiya-cho, Toyohashi-shi, Aichi (Yoshida Shrine)
July 16th: By Toyo River
Phone Toyohashi Gion Festival Supporting Association
+81-532-53-5528 (Japanese only)
Access Take the Toyotetsu City Line from "Toyohashi Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 7 minutes. Alight at "Shiyakusho-mae Station", and walk for approx. 5 minutes.
URL http://www.toyohashigion.org/
 
● Fire Festival
Date September 10th, 2016
* The Fire Festival is scheduled to be held every year on the second Saturday of September.
Time 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location 3-1, Imahashi-cho, Toyokawa-shi, Aichi (Toyohashi Stadium, Toyohashi Park)
Phone Fire Festival Executive Committee (within the Toyohashi Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
+81-532-53-7211 (Japanese only)
Access Take the Toyotetsu City Line from "Toyohashi Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 9 minutes. Alight at "Toyohashi-Koen-mae Station", and walk for approx. 3 minutes.
URL Toyohashi Chamber of Commerce and Industry
http://www.toyohashi-cci.or.jp/event/honoo/
 
● Hada Festival
Date October 1st and 2nd, 2016
* The Hada Festival is scheduled to be held every year on the first Saturday and Sunday of October.
Time 4:30 p.m. to around 9:00 p.m.
Location October 1st: 54 Saito, Hanada-cho, Toyohashi-shi, Aichi (Hada Hachimangu)
October 2nd: 61 Kayamachi, Toyohashi-shi, Aichi (Matsuba Park)
Phone Hada Hachimangu
+81-532-31-7968 (Japanese only)
Access Hada Hachimangu: Approx. 10-minute walk from the west exit of "Toyohashi Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen
Matsuba Park: Approx. 7-minute walk from the east exit of "Toyohashi Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen
URL Eejanaika Toyohashi (Toyohashi Visitors & Convention Association)
http://www.honokuni.or.jp/toyohashi/topics/?Mode=detail&code=410

updated on Sep 30, 2016

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