Matsuri of This Month

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Shishimai in Misaka, Dasai and Shimahime Shrines of Kande Town (A day before the second Monday in October (Dasai Shrine), two days before the second Monday in October (Shimahime Shrine))

[Hyogo Pref・Kobe City] Kandecho Kita, Nishi Ward, Kobe City Shimahime Shrine, Misaka Shrine, Dasai Shrine
Almost all Shishimai (lion dance) in Kob…

Oshiotenmangu Autumn Festival (October 14-15)

[Hyogo Pref] Himeji City Oshiotenmangu
Eight Kylin lions in the festival, calle…
 
 

Shishimai in Amaji. (The first Sunday in September (Amaji Hachiman Jinja), the second Sunday in October (Okuotoshi Jinja))

[Hyogo Pref] Amaji, Ichikawa Cho, Hyogo Prefecture / Oku, Ichikawa Cho, Hyogo Prefecture Amajihachimanjinja, Dasai Shrine
This is one of the lion dances for dai-k…

Kirin Shishimai in Igumi (October 9)

[Hyogo Pref] Shinonsen, Mikata District, Hyogo Prefecture Dasai Shrine
“Kylin” is a mythical animal of China, r…
 
 

Netteizumo (Sports Day)

[Hyogo Pref] 235 Okumeiji, Yabu City Mizutanijinja
Netteizumou, a name of Sumo (Japanese wr…

Yaho Shinji (The first Sunday in October)

[Hyogo Pref] Yokawacho inada, Miki City Wakamiya Shrine
A procession of the ritual performers he…
 
 

Ako Hachimangu Autumn Festival (The third Sunday in October)

[Hyogo Pref] Ako City Hachimangu
The festival features a couple of wild l…

Kenka Matsuri in Nada (October 14-15)

[Hyogo Pref] Himeji City Matsubarahachiman Shrine
Also known as Nada Matsuri, the festival…
 
 

Sumiyoshi Shrine Autumn Festival (The first Saturday in October)

[Hyogo Pref] Kondacho Kamionobara, Sasayama City Sumiyoshi Shrine
“Kaeru Odori,” a ritual dance, is a simp…

Ikoma Jinja Fire Festival (Middle of October)

[Nara pref] Ichibucho, Ikoma City Ikoma Jinja
The festival is popularly known as a fir…