"Omagari Fireworks" in Daisen City, Akita Prefecture, where fireworks artists from all over the country compete, has been canceled for the second consecutive year due to the influence of the new coronavirus. Approximately 1000 fireworks designed by the fireworks master were launched.

The national fireworks display "Omagari Fireworks", which is held every August in Daisen City, is a fireworks display where fireworks artists from all over the country compete for the beauty and originality of fireworks, but it has been canceled for the second consecutive year due to the influence of the new corona virus. It has become.



Under these circumstances, on the night of the 20th, volunteers gathered on the riverbed of the Omono River flowing through the city and launched about 1000 fireworks designed by a local fireworks artist.



There was no prior notice to prevent people from gathering and crowding, but fireworks with wishes such as the subsidence of the new coronavirus and the revitalization of the local economy colored the summer night sky.



Yoshikazu Konno, president of the fireworks company, said, "It is very lonely that the fireworks of Omagari, which is the goal of the fireworks master, will not be held, but such a project was a very good opportunity."



Katsuhiro Fukuda, chairman of the organization that hosted the fireworks, said, "I planned to cheer up my hometown with fireworks. I hope that Omagari fireworks will be held next year."

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