Mar 21, 2017

Fire Festival - Hifuri-shinji (Shinto ritual), Aso-jinja Shrine, Aso, Kumamoto

Fire Festival - Hifuri-shinji (Shinto ritual), Aso-jinja Shrine, Aso, Kumamoto

22nd March, 2017 | at Aso-jinja Shrine, Aso, Kumamoto
Fire Festival. Hifuri-shinji (Shinto ritual) in which parishioners brandish flaming torches to pray for a good harvest of this year, takes place in the shrine precincts.
The ritual is designated as one of the National Important Intangible Folk Cultural Properties.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170322hfr.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.aso.kumamoto.jp/tourism/event_tourist/festival/












阿蘇神社 火振り神事

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