Dec 31, 2018

Nyoudousai (Fire Festival) at Oomiwa Shrine, Sakurai City, Nara Pref.

Nyoudousai (Fire Festival) at Oomiwa Shrine, Sakurai City, Nara Pref.

1st January, 2019 | at Oomiwa Shrine, Sakurai City, Nara Pref.
Ōmiwa jinja, also known as Miwa Shrine (三輪神社 Miwa-jinja, alternately written as 三輪明神 Miwa-myōjin), is a Shinto shrine located in Sakurai, Nara, Japan.
The shrine is noted because it contains no sacred images or objects because it is believed to serve Mount Miwa, the mountain on which it stands.   








# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190101oomiwa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www3.pref.nara.jp/kankou/dd.aspx?itemid=1802













「大神神社 繞道祭(おおみわじんじゃ にょうどうさい)」

Gae-Tae-Sai (Straw Ring Rising Festival), Kamishima Island, Toba City, Mie Pref.

Gae-Tae-Sai (Straw Ring Rising Festival), Kamishima Island, Toba City, Mie Pref.


1st January, 2019 | Kamishima Island, Toba City, Mie Pref.
Toba is located on the northern half of Shima Peninsula in far eastern Mie Prefecture, facing Ise Bay of the Pacific Ocean. The area is famous for oysters and for cultured pearls. Much of the city is within the borders of the Ise-Shima National Park.   







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190101geta.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://tobakanko.jp/














「ゲーター祭」三重県鳥羽市神島

Buriwake Shinji (Yellow Tail Fish Festival), at Kamo Shrine, Imizu City, Toyama

Buriwake Shinji (Yellow Tail Fish Festival), at Kamo Shrine, Imizu City, Toyama

1st January, 2019 | at Kamo Shrine, Imizu City, Toyama
Imizu (射水市 Imizu-shi) is a city located in Toyama Prefecture, Japan. As of August 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 93,215 and a population density of 854 persons per km². The total area is 109.18 km².   







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190101fish.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.imizu-kanko.jp/www/event/detail.jsp?id=228













「鰤分け神事」加茂神社(富山県射水市)

Naked Festival at Maedanome, Goshogawara City, Aomori Pref.

Naked Festival at Maedanome, Goshogawara City, Aomori Pref.

1st January, 2019 | Goshogawara City, Aomori Pref.
Goshogawara occupies two discontinuous areas on Tsugaru Peninsula in western Aomori Prefecture. The larger section is landlocked, and is in the middle of the peninsula, and the smaller section is on the Sea of Japan coast.   









# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190101maeda.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.aptinet.jp/Detail_display_00004063.html











「前田野目裸参り」青森県五所川原市

Toshi-Don at Koshiki Island, Kagoshima

Toshi-Don at Koshiki Island, Kagoshima

31th December, 2018 | at Koshiki Island, Kagoshima Prefecture
The Koshikijima Islands in the East China Sea are an island chain that belongs to the city of Satsumasendai, Kagoshima, Japan. They are located 38 km west of the port city of Ichikikushikino, Kagoshima.   (*reference: Wiki)   



# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/181231koshiki.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.satsumasendai.lg.jp/www/contents/1217548357166/index.html












「甑島のトシドン」(鹿児島県薩摩川内市)

Dec 29, 2018

Itsukushimja Shrine Fire Festival, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Pref.

Itsukushimja Shrine Fire Festival, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Pref.

31th December, 2018 | Miyajima, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Pref.
The shrine has more than 1400 years of history, and is a registered World Heritage Site. 
The vermillion lacquered shrine, located at the beautiful Itsukushima, fits well with the Prussian blue sea, and the green of the virgin forest, recreating the elegance of the Heian era. Many visitors from all around the world continue to visit.   (*reference: Miyajima Official Tourism Website)   






# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/181231miyajima.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.miyajima.or.jp/event/event_chinka.html












「嚴島神社 鎮火祭」広島県廿日市市宮島町