The Hamono Festival

by Shinichiro

If you come to 鏡野 (Kagamino) park in 土佐山田 (Tosayamda) town on a Saturday or Sunday middle of October, you’ll find many people there. What are they doing? It seems to be a festival.  As you can see the picture, there are so many cutlery. We Japanese call cutlery to 刃物 (Hamono). That’s why this festival is called ‘Hamono festival’.

But what is Tosa-uchi-hamono? We’ll get to that, but first, about the festival. Continue reading The Hamono Festival