Hirafu Matsuri

The Hirafu Summer Festival is on tomorrow and is located at Sunsports Park where this 2 spot virtual tour was shot at last years event. The first panorama shows people dancing around the tower doing the “Bon Odori dance“. Click the white target to take a look at the evening Yotei Daiko drumming performance.

Hirafu Matsuri stereographic panorama projection of the Taiko drumming performance, 20 August 2012

Hirafu Matsuri stereographic panorama projection of the Taiko drumming performance, 20 August 2012

Here are some details from their Facebook page.

Hirafu’s summer festival of Bon Dancing, Taiko drums, Yukatas, food & drink stalls, fireworks, bonfire, giveaways and more.
Every town in Japan has its own summer festival and this is Hirafu’s. Like many others but, like Hirafu itself, unique.
Come along on August 25, 2012 and join in.
Grab a Yukata and be prepared to dance and have fun. There’ll be Bon dancing, fireworks, taiko drumming, food & drink stalls, give-aways, and lots more.

There’s more information in Japanese on this site.

The crowd in a frenzy for free candy at the Hirafu Matsuri, 20 August 2011

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