Introduction of The Festival

Kodeki Onda Festival Nara pref

Mutsugatajinja-no-ontauesai

This is a unique ritual of rice farming handed down at Mutsugata Shrine since the Fujiwara Period (894 _ 1285 A. D.). It features the performance of a pregnant woman who brings a lunch box to her husband in the rice field, when she gives birth to their child. It is performed in a humorous manner.

Category
For a good harvest
Location(s)
Hota, Kawanishi, Shiki District, Nara Prefecture
Date(s) of Matsuri
February 11
Contact
Access
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Conservation Group
Hotajichikai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture