Oodaikos (Large japanese drums)
Introduces a Japanese large drum of Ohkunitama Shrine.
In the festival of Fuchu city and the surrounding town, a big drum often heralds the Omikoshi coming.
This is come from the festival of Ohkunitama Shrine.
There are six large drums in Ohkunitama Shrine, including one of the largest in Japan.
The drums have an essential role in Kurayami matsuri.
People know gods in Omikoshi coming by hearing a drumbeat.
Men give the drum bangs with their all might.
A man who can give a drum louder bangs is admired.
Diameter of drumhead :2m00cm Timber : Bubinga
Diameter of drumhead :1m85cm Timber : Bubinga
Diameter of drumhead :1m81cm Timber : Bubinga
Diameter of drumhead :1m87cm Timber : Bubinga
Diameter of drumhead :1m30cm Timber : Keyaki(Zelkova)
Diameter of drumhead :1m56cm Timber : Minebari(Betula)