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Mantō Mitama Matsurii

May 27 - May 28

| Free
Manto-mitama matsuri at Hiroshima Gokoku-jinja Shrine

Two days of events and commemorations at Hiroshima’s shrine to the war dead, Gokuku-jinja, which is decorated with lanterns.

Saturday, May 27

  • 18:00 Manto-mitama ceremony.he main Shrine Hall
  • 19:00 Around 100 women dressed as shrine maidens perform Enmusubi-no-miko-odori dances in the forecourt
  • Followed by Miko-mai dance by full time shrine maidens
  • Possibly other performances
  • Lantern lit dances by the maidens for the day finale before things finish at 9pm

For more on the Saturday night festivities, photos and video click here.

 

Sunday, May 28

Details

Start:
May 27
End:
May 28
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Gokoku-jinja Shrine
2-21 Motomachi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
Phone:
082-221-5590
Website:
http://www.h-gokoku.or.jp/

Organizer

Gokokujinja Shrine