- Hikiyama matsuri
- Hikiyama festival, held at the Nagahama-hachimangu jinja, Shiga, April 13-16th. A hikiyama or 'pulled mountain' is a large and ornate festival float with a theatre stage on which local children aged 5-12 perform in adult style kyogen (No comic interludes) and kabuki.
A Popular Dictionary of Shinto. Brian Bocking.