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DATE

NAME

PLACE

EXPLANATION

2nd April

Go-Han-Shiki

Rinnou-ji

An ancient sacred ceremony.
The Yamabushi insist them
(some of parishioner)to eat rice.

16th ~ 17th April

Yayoi-Sai

Futarasan-jinja
and
in the city

This festival tells that gSpring has comeh. Many decorated cars are on parade
in the city and goes to
Futarasan-jinja(shrine).

17th ~ 18th
May

ToshoguReitaisai
in Spring

Toshogu

17th gYabusameh 11:00~14:00
The samurais who riding on the running horse shoot arrows at the targets.


18th gSennin-musha-gyouretsuh
11:00~
14:00
One thousand samurais parade aroundToshogu.

31st July
~7th August

Summer
Festival

Chuzennji
and

in the city

-

17th October

ToshoguReitaisai in Autumn

Toshogu

11:00~14:00
About half samurais of spring parade

around Toshogu.

1st January

Hatsu-moude

Toshogu
Rinnou-ji
Futarasan-jinja

The new yearfs praying to the temples
and shrines.Many people goes around 0:00.

4th January

Musha-sai

Chuzennji shrine

10:00~11:00
By the ancient myth of war between two gods, they shoot arrows to Mt.Akagi

3rd Feburuary

Setsubun-sai

Toshogu
Rinnou-ji
Futarasan-jinja

To celebrate the gRisshunh(the 1st day of spring),theywould gather to shrines and temples.

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