The "Kyoto Festival", which is packed with sweets from 12 Japanese sweets stores in Kyoto, will go on sale on July 22 at JR Kyoto Isetan. Sets are made for each of the three major festivals in Kyoto, "Aoi Matsuri," "Gion Matsuri," and "Jidai Matsuri." It is handled at the "Isetan Online Store".
The selling price is 2,592 yen (tax included). As the opportunities to come into contact with Kyoto's culture and food are decreasing, such as the cancellation and reduction of the three major festivals in Kyoto, Kyoto's Japanese confectionery shop association "Kyogashi Cooperative Youth Club" Assorted sweets from 12 companies participating in the event. The detailed brands are as follows.
・ Yoshimitsu Kuma ・ Shigehisa Kameya ・ Ya Tamaruya ・ Mikuraya ・ Kagijin ・ Kamahachi Long-established store ・ Kanshundou ・ Gion Narumiya ・ Kameya Norikatsu ・ Senbon Tamajuken ・ Heianden ・ Bodai
"Aoi Matsuri" is a roadside ceremony in which a group of envoys dressed in gorgeous Heian costumes depart from the Imperial Palace and march through the city. "Aoi" is an assortment centered around the Rakuhoku store where the Kamigamo Shrine is located. The image is the early summer colored with the refreshing greenery of May when the Aoi Matsuri is held. The sweets included are as follows.
・ Yoshimitsu Kamo: Matsukaze Kamo ・ Shigehisa Kameya: Dried sweets ・ Ya Tamaru: Shirakawa Road, Kiku Kibune ・ Mikuraya: Traveling guy
Many people think of Kyoto festivals, and Gion Matsuri is loved by many people, such as the powerful float parade and Yoiyama, which is crowded with lively food stalls. "Gion" is an assortment of shops in Gion and Higashiyama, which are the center of the festival. The image of the summer dusk with the sound of Gion Hayashi, as the city becomes more lively. The sweets included are as follows.
・ Kagijin: Uppercase letters ・ Kamahachi long-established store: Ramune's chobo ・ Kanshundou: Summer garden ・ Gion Narumiya: Roppongi-yaki
An era festival in which a procession of various era costumes that express the history of Kyoto, which has long been the center of Japan, parades. The "era" is an assortment centered around shops near Okazaki, where Heian Jingu is located, and Oike-dori, where the procession passes. The image is the liveliness and profoundness of the times that connect the past and the present. The sweets included are as follows.
・ Kameya Norikatsu ： Irodori ・ Senbon Tamajuken ： Stick Bolo ・ Heianden ： Awata ware ・ Boudai ： Shibuhide chestnut Amanatto