Introduction of The Festival

Onda Festival in Amano Wakayama Pref

Onda is a rice planting Shinto ritual. The festival in Niutsuhime Shrine started in the Heian period (794-1192 A.D.). They wear masks and perform stage play including the preparation process and rice reaping.

Category
For a good harvest
Location(s)
Kamiamano, Katsuragi Cho, Wakayama Prefecture Niutsuhime Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
The third Sunday in January
Contact
Access
Niutsuhime-jinja-mae bus stop, which can be reached from JR Kaseda Station
URL
Conservation Group
Amano-no-ondasai Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture