Banto Mitama Festival

善通寺市 万燈みたままつり
This is a festival to pray for peace and happiness by consoling the heroic spirits enshrined in the Sanukinomiya (Kagawa Prefecture Gokoku Shrine).
Many votive lanterns are lined up in the precincts.
When it gets dark, the lanterns are lit all at once.
On the 14th of August, the "Japanese Drum Festival" will be held.
Then on the 15th, there will be a memorial festival to commemorate the end of the war and a dedication Japanese classical martial arts ‘Kobudo’ convention.