Recently the NHK News reported the following:
The customary oyster festival was held to enable the tasting of various dishes like the hand pan, the gratin, and the stew, etc. that used the oyster which was the special product of Miyajima in Hiroshima Prefecture Hatsukaichi City. "Miyajima Oyster Festival" was also opened on the 13th.
The oyster festival of Miyajima was held and the oyster festival was an established custom held in Miyajima in Hiroshima Prefecture Hatsukaichi City. In season oysters as a special product was used for the hand pan, the gratin, and the stew, etc. so that various dishes could be tasted. "Miyajima oyster festival" was already opened on the 13th.
The oyster festival of Miyajima was the one that opened every year at this time when the in season oyster was harvested, and restaurant branch shops with a variety of oyster dishes like the hand pan, the gratin, and the stew lined up in the plaza that was set up in the open space in front of the pier in Miyajima. Although on the 12th it was unfortunate that the weather was mixed with sleet, there were lots of tourists and local visitors, it was possible to taste the oyster dishes that had been prepared, and fresh local oysters could be bought. According to the local fishing guild, because the temperature of seawater did not fall too much at the end of the year, the oyster this year was smaller than the ordinary year, yet the body was tightened and that would mean the taste was good. A man from Miyajima Prefecture who visited with the family was saying that "To be able to eat hot oysters was satisfying though do not think that it would snow to the point that it comes to Hiroshima". "Miyajima Oyster Festival" was already opened on the 13th.
The Miyajima Oyster Festival is started, come to share the joy if you have the opportunity.