Controlled grass burning at Mt.Wakakusa
On the 4th Saturday of January (23rd
this year) Mt.Wakakusa covered with
grass is set on fire after the sun goes
down. This is a traditional ritual event
that promises fine green grass in spring.
With the preceding fireworks it is a
spectacular event in the winter night
that draws many photographers.
This year we enjoyed the beautiful
fireworks but unfortunately the cold rain
limited the scope of grass on fire to the