8000 bamboo candles !

It snowed for the first time this season last saturday in


The North Alps around Azumino are now covered in snow –

which means winter season has just begun !

常念岳 初雪 常念 初雪

And ,

“KAMI-AKARI”, a winter annual event , will be held this

weekend ,

on December 4th , 5th and  6th, from 4:oopm to 8pm

in Hotaka shrine.


8000 bamboo candles will be  lit , making it a beautiful and

visually  spectacular sight !

( Please note – In the event of rain or snow the event

will be cancelled )




December 3, 2015 Miscellaneous

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