Gorgeous sawachi dishes on display. Yes, this is the same local event as this one, but more dishes this time.
Enjoy! (Click photos to enlarge.)
OK, here’s some additional information I found on the net about this event.
All these dishes are not fake – they are made with real ingredients. But they are not seasoned at all because they are made for display purpose only, not for eating. Also they are brushed (sprayed?) with some kind of chemical liquid to prevent drying out, so they are not edible. Yeah, in a sense, it’s a big waste. But I would feel sad if they would quit this festival for that reason… This extravagance does cheer us up and attract tourists.