In this episode, we will introduce you to an Intangible Cultural Property of Fukuoka Prefecture, Dorouchi Festival in Asakura City.
It is widely regarded as one of the rarest forms of traditional festivals in the country.
It hails from a Shinto belief that; “the more mud stays on the priest, the more yield there will be for that year.”
Location: (Haki) Asakura City, Fukuoka Prefecture
Date: 4th Sunday of March
Official Name: Haki-no-Dorouchi