Nov 10, 2012

Tori-no-Ichi, Kotohira-Otori Shrine, Yokohama | November 8-20

Tori-no-Ichi, Kotohira-Otori Shrine, Yokohama | November 8-20

Ichi-no-Tori (First Tori) November 8 (Thr), Ni-no-Tori (Second Tori) November 20 (Tue)
Tori-no-Ichi is a festival held at Otori-Shrine in Kotohira-Shiraine every November. It is also called "O-Tori-Sama" Yokohama citizens call it "O-Tori-Sama" in a friendly note, love it and enjoy the yearly events.
Tori-no-Ichi, or Tori-Machi, Tori-no-Machi, Tori-no-Ichi, O-Tori-sama by right, is an annual celebration of Otori-Shrine. Tori-no-Ichi is held on Tori-no-Hi in November. Tori-no-Hi comes every 12 days, that means two or three Tori-no-Hi in November depending on the year. Lucky charms of bumboo rakes are given to the visitors. It is said the bumboo rake will draw good fortune and prosperous business.



! For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
>> http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event]
>> http://www.welcome.city.yokohama.jp/eng/travel/events/upcoming_events/2012/11/kotohira-otori_shrine_tori-no-ichi.html

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