越前朝倉万灯夜
2018

Area Information

Area Information

From “Karamon (the Chinese Gate)”, the symbol of Asakura Clan ruins, you can go up the hill where you can enjoy the fantastic view. Please watch your step as the ground might be wet and slippery.
 
※We recommend wearing comfortable shoes.
※The pink line indicates it’s a one-way street.

1|Information desk area

Mantoya Information desk / Ticket exchange / Emergency, etc.

Visit this desk for any inquiries

2|Stage area

Opening ceremony / Ichijodani Music Festival / Dance performance
Yanshiki Dance / Garaku / Yosakoi

Various performances are shown on stage, especially Yanshiki dance,
which used to be performed in Northern part of Fukui prefecture.

3|Asakura Castle ruins area

Erhu (two stringed Chinese violin) performance / Big cartoon character of the year

The sound of Erhu (two stringed Chinese violin) creates even more fantastic atmosphere in the venue. Candles are arranged so that the illumination forms a large illustration nearby.

4|Karamon, the front gate area

Display of local elementary students’ candles.

Every year, the local elementary students draw their dreams / wishes on the cups and display. The warmth of their thoughts and minds comfort the people passing by.

5|The ruins of the garden of Suwa Mansion

Kokarina Concert

Nostalgic sound of Kokarina is performed here.
The garden of Suwa Mansion is the largest ruin in the site. Enjoy the fantastic atmosphere.

6|A Chinese character of the year

A Chinese character formed by candles.

The Chinese character of this year is “織Ori” (means “weaving”).
The view of the character from its top hill is fantastic.

7|Food stalls area

Food stalls serve Oroshi-soba (Buckwheat noodle with grated daikon radish), Yakitori (grilled chicken on skewers) , drinks

Local traditional food stalls ・Kominkan (Community center) booths ・Commerce and Industry booths

8|Candles display by general participants

Candles display designed by general participation

Candles designed by group participants are displayed here. It really is a beautiful feeling when you are able to find your own creation. 

9|“Yume Fusen (Dream Balloons)” area

Dream balloons

Balloons with LED lights inside are displayed here. Watching floating colorful balloons is relaxing.
※The balloons are purchasable at the information desk.
※If you wish to take it home, please ask the staff at the desk.

10|Large illustrations of the year

Large illustrations of the year

If you go up the hill, you will see large illustrations formed by the candles on the ground. This year’s illustrations are “Yumemaru-kun” and “Happiryu”.

越前朝倉万灯夜 2018

This year's Echizen Asakura Mantoya It has ended.
 
next time,
2019
August 24 (Saturday)
August 25 (Sunday)

 

18:00~21:10
18:30~21:00