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Festival and Event Schedule

July 2022

Date Event
15
(Fri)
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 2022

Date Event
10
(Wed)
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
(Wed)
18
(Thu)
Miyajima's Evening Dance
Graceful traditional dances of Miyajima.
Place
: Mikasanohama
Information
: Miyajima Dance office (0829-44-0757)
Tamatori-sai
Young people race for the pearls in the sea.
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Itskushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)
24
(Wed)
Kinseki Jizohson Ceremony
Kinseki jizoh is famous for helping couples have children.
Place
: Tokujuji Temple
Information
: Zonkoji Temple (0829-44-2067)


September 2022

Date Event
9
(Fri)

11
(Sun)
Mantoue
Candle Light Festival for World Peace
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)