踟プロジェクト / Tachimotoru project
『鬼ヶ島の祭』/ The Ogre Island Festival
In Kagawa prefecture, 4km out to sea to the north of Takamatsu City, floats a little island, Megijima, with a population of just 200. This island is known to every Japanese person as “Ogre Island” which is a part of the legend, Momotaro. It is here where a dynamic festival called the Sumiyoshi Jinja Oo Matsuri has been held since at least the 1700s.
The symbol of this festival is the drum platform.
Four brave boys are the drum riders who ride on the platform, and four groups of men carry them. The boys and the men represent the four villages on the island, staking their village’s honor, carrying the single drum platform, and beating the drum
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