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Festival and Event Schedule

April 2020

Date Event
8
(Wed)
Tea Dedication Ceremony
Tea ceremony by the grand tea master of the Ura Senke School.
Place
: Itsukushima Shrine
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)
15
(Wed)
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
(Thu)

18
(Sat)
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)
25
(Sat)

5/6
(Wed)
Satsuki Festival
Exhibition of Daishoin Temple's treasures, calligraphy, and flower arrangements.
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)


May 2020

Date Event
3
(Sun)
Awashima Shrine Ceremony
Shinto ceremony dedicated to a female guardian deity.
Place
: Awashima Shrine
Information
: Miyajima Tourist Association (0829-44-2011)
18
(Mon)
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 2020

Date Event
15
(Mon)
Kobo Daishi's Birthday Celebration
Place
: Daishoin Temple
Information
: Daishoin Temple (0829-44-0111)
17
(Wed)
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)