Matsuri of This Month

Aekuni Jinja Annual Festiva (January 3, April 17 and December 5)

[Mie Pref] Ichinomiya, Iga City Aekuni Shrine
Shishimai is a Kylin lion dance dedicate…

Yagami-no Shishimai (January 28)

[Mie Pref] Yamakami, Tamaki Cho, Ise Prefecture Yamadaji
Shishimai is a Kylin lion dance dedicate…
 
 

Geita Festival (December 31 - January 1)

[Mie Pref] Kamishima Island in Toba City
At dawn on New Year's Day, men from thro…

Higashioizu-no Okashira-shinji (Saturday in the beginning of January)

[Mie Pref] Higashioizu Satonaka Jinja
Okashira Shinji is a Kylin lion dance ri…
 
 

Onda Matsuri (January 15)

[Kyoto Pref] Saganaka, Kizugawa City Saganaka Shrine
Onda Matsuri features an action of rice …

Igomori Matsuri (The first day of the Monkey to the Dog in January)

[Kyoto Pref] Hosono, Seika Cho, Kyoto Prefecture Hosono Shrine
Three days festival is held at Hosono Sh…
 
 

Higashiimoarai-no-tondo (January 15)

[Kyoto Pref] Higashiimoarai, Kumiyama Cho, Kyoto Prefecture
Higashimoarai-no-tondo is a blazing fire…

Ookuri-Jinja-no-tunahiki (January 17)

[Kyoto Pref] Yagicho Hioki, Nantan City
Ookuri-Jinja-no-tunahiki is a tug of war…
 
 
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Dadado-no-onihashiri (January 14)

[Nara pref] Gojo City Nenbutsuji
"Oni" means devil and "hashiri" means ru…
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Tsuinashiki in Shofukuji (January 7)

[Hyogo Pref・Kobe City] Suma Ward, Kobe City Shofukuji
Tsuinashiki (a ceremony of driving out e…