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Kameido Tenjin Shrine Annual Festival 2016

Kameido Tenjin Shrine Annual Festival 2016

Source: Kameido Tenjin Shrine

“Carrying of miniature shrines” Festival will be held this year

Kameido Tenjin Shrine enshrined Sugawara Michizane as the god of learning, it is said that there is a divine favor for the students. Kameido Tenjin Shrine annual festival will be held for three days.

Source: Kameido Tenjin Shrine

Source: Kameido Tenjin Shrine

“Ken Tōmyō 献灯明(けんとうみょう)” that is lighting more than 1000 votive candles that has been separated from the shrine, and “Takigi Kagura 薪神楽(たきぎかぐら)” that perform the Kagura in the bonfire will be held on 25th August.

The votive pro wrestling that you can watch for free, and a various events that enjoy with family will be held on 27th August.

Kameido Tenjin Shrine Annual Festival 2016

Source: Kameido Tenjin Shrine

On 28th August, “carrying of miniature shrines” festival will be held as the climax of the annual festival.

The portable shrine that starting from Kameido Tenjin Shrine is cruising around city with the high-spirited good shout of hand bearers and musical accompaniment sound. The city will be filled with exciting festival mood.

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Event Name Kameido Tenjin Shrine Annual Festival 2016
Venue Kameido Tenjin Shrine
Dates August 25, 2016 – August 28, 2016
Note 8/25 19:00~ ”Ken Tōmyō 献灯明(けんとうみょう)”
    19:00~ ”Takigi Kagura 薪神楽(たきぎかぐら)”

8/28 7:00~18:30 ”carrying of miniature shrines” festival

Open Hours 【8/25】 9:00~19:30
【8/27】 15:00~19:30
【8/28】 7:00~18:30
Admission Free
Pay for drink/food & products at the venue
Address 3-6-1 Kameido Kōtō-ku, Tōkyō
Contact 03-3681-0010 Kameido Tenjin Shrine Office
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