Geetaa Festival
(Geetaa Matsuri)

Jan. 1st

Daybreak on the morning of the 1st, men who live in the Kami-shima Island stick and lift
a 2m (almost 6.6ft) across white ring with bamboos.
The ring, which is made of silverberry branches, is an image of the sun,
The ring will be offered to Yatsushiro Shrine.

Get off at Toba sta. on the JR or Kintetsu Line.
Walk 5 min. Take Toba-Shiei-Teikisen (City liner) from the Satahama-ko (Satahama Port).
40 or 50 min. from the port.

Kamishima Fishermen Assosiation TEL:0599-38-221