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Festival and Event Schedule

July 2018

Date Event
7
(Sat)
Seven Gods of Fortune Ceremony
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)
17
(Thu)
Ichidate-sai
Ceremony and Bugaku performance.
(Repertoire: Enbu, Manzairaku, Engiraku, Ryo-oh, Nasori, Chohkeishi)
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)
29
(Sun)
Kangen-sai
One of Japan's three major boat rituals.
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)
Attend Kangen-sai in a Heian atmosphere
Observe the festival from the water.
Place
: Offshore from Miyajima
Information
: Miyajima Tourist Association (0829-44-2011)
Kangen-sai Lantern Parade
Help greet the arriving deities' boats with lanterns.
Place
: Nagahama Shrine to Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Miyajima Tourist Association (0829-44-2011)


August 2018

Date Event
10
(Fri)
48,000-day Kannon Ceremony
A single visit to the temple on this day is equivalent to 48,000 days of visits.
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)
17
(Fri)
18
(Sat)
Miyajima's Evening Dance
Graceful traditional dances of Miyajima.
Place
: Mikasanohama
Information
: Miyajima Board of Education (0829-44-2086)
24
(Fri)
Kinseki Jizohson Ceremony
Kinseki jizoh is famous for helping couples have children.
Place
: Tokujuji Temple
Information
: Tokujuji Temple (0829-44-2061)
25
(Sat)
Miyajima Water Fireworks Festival
Spectacular sights and sounds of Japan's best floating fireworks display.
Place
: Offshore from the O-torii Gate
Information
: Miyajima Tourist Association (0829-44-2011)


September 2018

Date Event
7
(Fri)

9
(Sun)
Mantoue
Candle Light Festival for World Peace
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)
10
(Mon)
Tanomosan
A rare night ritual featuring small boats filled with dolls and fruit that are set adrift from Itsukushima Shrine to sail toward the O-torii Gate.
Place
: Shinomiya Shrine (Momijidani Park)
Information
: Miyajima Tourist Association (0829-44-2011)
24
(Mon)
Service for Miscarried Babies
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)