HYAKUHATTO fire event in Oritate
What is HYAKUHATTO
Make a small snow shrine
As the deposit of snow in Oritate in Uonuma city is more than 2m, it is impossible to dig out shrine from the snow. Instead of that, we made a small snow shrine and pray to God.
Carrying straw bundles to the mountain ridge
On the Hyakuhatto day, the group in charge of Hyakuhatto serially carry the straw bundles to the mountain idge This work is very hard and it has been done by young men in this area.
Fire on the straw bundles
Praying for much harvest, the group fire on the straw bundles at the ridge of Mountain. A subtle and profound light is brought about by them.
HYAKUHATTO Snow festival is held at the foot of Mountain
Many kinds of performances are held on the snow stage of Snow festival place. Visitors can eat Mochi or rice cake, Soba a Japanese nudle and Tonjilu or a sort of pork soup with free of charge. Especially, rice cake made by 6 persons is very popular due to the good taste. As final event, fireworks are set off.