Introduction of The Festival

Ueno Tenjin Festival Mie Pref

Ueno Tenjin Matsuri-no Danjiri-gyoji

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This is a 400-year old autumn festival held by Tenjingu shrine which has been designated as an important intangible folk cultural asset. A procession of over 100 ‘Oni’ (demons) forming a Oni Gyoretsu procession along with 9 danjiri floats among other attractions go through the streets in an appeal to be rid of epidemics.

Category
Floats・Parade
Location(s)
Iga City Ueno Tenmangu
Date(s) of Matsuri
October 23-25
Contact
Access
Five minutes walk from Ueno-shi Station on the Kintetsu Iga Line.
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Conservation Group
Uenobunkabijyutu Hozonkai
Note
Important Intangible Folk Cultural Properties