Momote-sai

Ritual firing of the first arrow at Omote Shrine on Miyajima is held on January 20 every year.

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Chinkasai Fire Festival

Living in wooden houses, closely clustered together along narrow streets, for centuries, fear of calamitous fires is deeply ingrained in

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Kintai Bridge Tondo Festival

The tondo New Year bonfire festival held on the banks of the river next to Kintai Bridge in Iwakuni is very accessible and visitors are made to feel very welcome. 

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New Year Kagura

Two days of kagura dance performances by 6 local troupes. Doors open at 11:00 Performances start at 12:00  

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