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Name of Matsuri・Pref・Category Description Location(s)・Access Date(s)
Onda Festival in Amano [Wakayama Pref]
For a good harvest
Onda is a rice planting Shinto ritual. The festival in …
Kamiamano, Katsuragi Cho, Wakayama Prefecture Niutsuhime Shrine
Niutsuhime-jinja-mae bus stop, which can be reached from JR Kaseda Station
The third Sunday in January
Yagami-no Shishimai [Mie Pref]
lion dance・Dance
Shishimai is a Kylin lion dance dedicated to deities an…
Yamakami, Tamaki Cho, Ise Prefecture Yamadaji
Ten minutes drive from Tamaki IC on Ise Expressway
January 28
27南京町春節祭 Nankin-machi Chinese New Year Festival [Hyogo Pref・Kobe City]
lion dance・Performing art
A festival to celebrate the Chinese New Year (Shunsetsu…
Chuo Ward, Kobe City Kobe Chinatown
Three minutes walk from Motomachi Station on the JR or Hanshin Line.
Chinese New Year
Tanahashi-no Okashira-shinji [Mie Pref]
Protection from evil・lion dance・Dance
This is a Shinto ritual that has been handed down from …
Watarai Cho Tanahashi, Watarai cho, Mie Prefecture
Ten minutes drive from Tamaki IC on Ise Expressway
Beginning of February
Hananoiwaya Jinja Spring Festival [Mie Pref]
Dance
A 70 meter high large rock is the sacred object in this…
Arimacho, Kumano City Hananoiwaya Shrine
Three minutes bus ride from JR Kumanoshi Station to Hananoiwaya bus stop
February 2
wakayama31 Kumano Oto Matsuri [Wakayama Pref]
Fire festival・Competition・Folkways
The origin is said to be the mythological story that vi…
1 Shingu, Shingu City Kumano Hayatama Taisha
Twelve minutes walk from JR Shingu Station
February 6
8_無動寺のオコナイ Okonai in Mudo-ji [Hyogo Pref・Kobe City]
Protection from evil
This is the protocol of the shrine's acting priest chan…
Kita Ward, Kobe City Mudo-ji
Fifteen minutes walk from Fukuchi bus stop, which can be reached from Minotani Station on the Kobe Railways.
February 5
Shogatsudo-no Shushoe [Mie Pref]
Protection from evil
Shogatsudo-no Shushoe is New Year's Shinto service, hel…
Shimagahara, Iga City Shogatsu-do Temple
Twenty minutes walk from JR Shimagahara Staton
February 11-12
Gonbo Matsuri [Mie Pref]
prayer for posterity prosperity・Portable shrine・For a good harvest
The festival features offering Burdock, which is called…
Misugicho Shimonogawa, Tsu City Nakayama Shrine
Fifteen minutes walk from JR Isekamakura Station
February 11
Ichinose Shishikagura [Mie Pref]
Dance
Shishikagura is a Kylin lion dance which is performed a…
392 Wakide, Watarai Cho, Mie Prefecture Ichinose Shrine
Forty five minutes bus ride from JR or Kintetsu Iseshi Station to Wakide bus stop
February 11