Introduction of The Festival

Ao-no-omoko and Dotoshiki Wakayama Pref

In the Yakushido hall, which was built in the Muromachi period (1336-1467 A.D.) and registered as an important cultural asset now, Okonai (festival) as well as Dotoshiki protocol to permit three year old children to the village, are held on the Chinese New Year.

Category
Folkways
Location(s)
Yakushido hall in Kichijoji temple
Date(s) of Matsuri
January 8 by the lunar calendar
Contact
Access
Thirty minutes bus ride from JR Fujinami Station to Ao bus stop, and five minutes walk from the bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Ao-no-omoko and Dotoshiki Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the National Government