Furusato Festival

Furusato Festival

【Date】 August 26 (Sun.), 2012

【Location】 Higashimokoto Cheese no Sato Fureai Park

【About the Event】

Nonkey Land Furusato (hometown) Festival celebrates the summer in Higashimokoto. The main event of the festival is “Roll Korogashi Dottenkoku (hay-roll rolling).” In the men’s category, a group of 4 people makes a team and rolls a 500 kg hay-roll. In the women’s category, a team is made up of 5 people and rolls a 400 kg hay-roll. Each team competes their time to the goal. The heated race with enthusiastic spectators in the somewhat idyllic atmosphere can be seen only in Higashimokoto.

■Schedule

9:00  Farmers’ market, Yuai sale
9:30  Roll Korogashi Dottenkoku (hay-roll rolling)
10:00  Festival booths, Fun games, and Kids playground
11:00  Outdoor BBQ

○After Roll Korogashi Dottenkoku:
・Janken (rock, paper, scissors game) tournament
・Furusato festival music show
・Drawing
・Rice cake giveaway

Event type
Event
Free to attend?
Free
Event category
Festivals
Date
2013/08/26

Postal Code:
099-3244
Address:
Multipurpose Sports Park, Higashimokoto, Ozora-cho, Abashiri-gun, Hokkaido
Date:
Monday, August 26, 2013 – 09:00