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Festival and Event Schedule

January 2020

Date Event
1
(Wed)
Goshin-i Kenjo-shiki Ceremony (offering new clothes to deities)Saitan-sai
Ceremony starts at midnight. Bugaku performance starts at 5:30 a.m. (Repertoire: Enbu)
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)
2
(Thu)
Futsuka-sai
Ceremony starts at 9:00 a.m.
Bugaku performance starts at 1:00 p.m. (Repertoire: Manzairaku, Engiraku)
Omatsubayashi Noh Performance starts at 11:00 a.m.
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)
3
(Fri)
Genshi-sai
Ceremony starts at 9:00 a.m.
Bugaku performance starts at 1:00 p.m.
(Repertoire: Taiheiraku, Komahoko, Kotokuraku, Ryohoh, Nasori, Chohkeishi)
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)
5
(Sun)
Chikyu-sai
Ceremony and Bugaku performance start at 5:30 a.m.
(Repertoire: Enbu, Kansyuh, Ringa, Batoh, Kenjyohraku, Chohkeishi)
Batoh, performed only once a year on this day, is also known by the name "Sunrise Dance."
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)
20
(Mon)
Momote-sai
Shinto ceremony for the first use of bow and arrow of the year.
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)


February 2020

Date Event
3
(Mon)
Setsubun Festival
Throwing beans for good luck festival.
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111 )
8
(Sat)
9
(Sun)
Miyajima Oyster Festival
Oysters,Miyajima's specialty, are served at low prices.
Place
: Open area in front of Miyajima Ferry Terminal
Information
: Miyajima Tourist Association (0829-44-2011)


March 2020

Date Event
8
(Sun)
Memorial Service for Kitchen Knives
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111 )
20
(Fri)
Kiyomori Shrine Ceremony
Festival for illustrious memory of Taira no Kiyomori.
Place
: Kiyomori Shrine
Information
: Itsukushima Shrine (0829-44-2020)
20
(Fri)

4/3
(Fri)
Miyajima Hina Doll Festival
Display of hina dolls, passed down from antiquity by the old families of Miyajima.
Place
: Over 30 locations throughout Miyajima
Information
: Miyajima Tourist Association (0829-44-2011)
22
(Sun)
Kiyomori Festival
Kiyomori Festival on 22 March 2020 has been cancelled to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
We appreciate your understanding.

Participant pass Through from Miyajima pier via Itsukushima Shrine to Kiyomori Shrine on parade in costume such as the Heian picture Scroll.
Information
: Miyajima Tourist Association (0829-44-2011)