Ose Matsuri (Fishermen's Festival) at Uchiura fishing port, Numazu City, Shizuoka Pref.
4th April, 2017 | at Uchiura fishing port, Numazu City, Shizuoka Pref. Ose Festival at Ose Shrine in Numuzau, Shizuoka Prefecture features fishermen dressed in women’s clothing dancing on fishing boats to ensure safe trips to sea and good catches. The custom is said to have originated when the wife of a fisherman gave her husband a kimono to ensure he was safe. official website ›› http://www.city.numazu.shizuoka.jp/takara/kobetu/rekishi/088_osematuri.htm