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Festival and Event Schedule

April 2019

Date Event
15
(Mon)
Fire Walking Ceremony
The Main Ceremony in Spring
Walk across live coals to pray for protection from illness and disaster.
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)
Toka-sai
Ceremony and Bugaku performance.
(Repertoire: Enbu, Manzairaku, Engiraku, Tohrika, Ikkyoku, Soriko, Sanjyu, Kitoku, Ryo-oh, Nasori, Chohkeishi)
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)
16
(Tue)

18
(Thu)
Toka-sai, Shin-Noh
Noh performances on the floating Noh stage in the sea, which is designated as Important Cultural Property.
The performances are staged consecutively from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00p.m. Enjoy Noh performances for ¥300, the entrance fee to the shrine.
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine Noh Stage
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)
28
(Fri)

5/7
(Sun)
Satsuki Festival
Exhibition of Daishoin Temple's treasures, calligraphy, and flower arrangements.
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)


May 2019

Date Event
3
(Fri)
Awashima Shrine Ceremony
Shinto ceremony dedicated to a female guardian deity.
Place
: Awashima Shrine
Information
: Miyajima Tourist Association (0829-44-2011)
18
(Fri)
Memorial Service for Empress Suiko
Ceremony and Bugaku performance.
(Repertoire: Enbu, Manzairaku, Engiraku, Ryo-oh, Nasori, Chohkeishi)
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)


June 2018

Date Event
15
(Fri)
Kobo Daishi's Birthday Celebration
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)
17
(Sun)
Great Benzaiten Festival of Itsukushima
The annual opening of one of the three great Benzaiten gods in Japan.
Place
: Daiganji Temple
Information
: Daiganji Temple (0829-44-0179)