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Experience the Vibrant Muroto Hometown Festival: A Celebration of Culture and Tradition!


Summer is a time of joy, festivity, and community bonding, and what better way to embrace the spirit of the season than by attending the 2023 Muroto Hometown Festival? This grand event, featuring a spectacular fireworks display and the renowned Tosa Muroto Whale Boat Rowing Race, promises an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. So mark your calendars for September 16th (Saturday) at the Muroto Cape Fishing Port (Umi no Eki Toromu), and get ready to immerse yourself in the rich traditions and festivities of Muroto City.


Highlights of the Event:


1. Tosa Muroto Whale Boat Rowing Race (34th Annual):
As a special treat for this year, the 34th Tosa Muroto Whale Boat Rowing Race will be held as part of the festival. Watch as skilled teams compete against each other, rowing these impressive traditional boats with precision and determination.

The race is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM, and the energy and excitement on the water are sure to be contagious. Stay tuned for more information about team registrations, which will be announced soon!


2. Breathtaking Fireworks Display:
As the sun sets, the sky above Muroto Cape will come alive with a mesmerizing fireworks display. Scheduled for 8:00 PM, this magical show of lights and colors will paint the night sky and create a truly enchanting atmosphere.

Bring your loved ones, set up a cozy spot, and prepare to be dazzled by the cascading sparks and booming explosions that will light up the coast.



Stay Informed:
For all the latest updates, news, and behind-the-scenes glimpses of the 2023 Muroto Hometown Matsuri, make sure to follow the 室戸市観光ジオパーク推進課 on Twitter and Instagram. They will keep you in the loop with everything you need to know to make the most of this extraordinary event.


Important Details:
– Date: September 16th (Saturday) Rain date: September 23rd (Saturday)
– Location: Muroto Cape Fishing Port (Umi no Eki Toromu)
– Whale Boat Race Start: 9:00 AM
– Fireworks Display: 8:00 PM



In Conclusion:
The 2023 Muroto Hometown Matsuri is not just an event; it’s a celebration of culture, tradition, and the vibrant spirit of the Muroto community. Join us on September 16th as we come together to witness the thrilling whale boat race, indulge in local flavors and delicacies, and gaze in awe at the captivating fireworks show. Let’s make memories, forge connections, and revel in the magic of summer in Muroto City!