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Oyama Shrine, Innoshima

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March 2018

Mimi Ear Festival

March 3 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Oyama Shrine, Innoshima, 1425-2 Habu-cho, Innoshima
Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken 722-2323 Japan

Since 1956, March 3 as also been “National Ear Health Day” (in Japanese "ear" is mimi, and "three" is mi, so 3/3 is…) At Oyama Shrine on Innoshima, worshipers visit the shrine of the god of healthy ears, which is adorned with giant ear pillows, through a giant ear cut-out. Kagura dance, Japanese drumming and hula performances too.

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