Kameido Tenjin Shrine Annual Festival
A fantastic scene illuminated by a faint light of 1,000 lanterns in the precincts
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.
“Kentomyo” (献灯明 / けんとうみょう) that is decorating more than 1,000 votive lighted lanterns, and “Takigi-Kagura” (薪神楽 / たきぎかぐら) that is torch-lighted Shinto dance will be held on 25th August. This year’s program of Takigi-Kagura is “Yomotsushikome”.
|Event Name||Kameido Tenjin Shrine Annual Festival|
|Venue||Kameido Tenjin Shrine|
|Dates||August 25, 2017 – August 27, 2017|
|Open Hours||【Holding time of major events】
August 25 19:00 - Kentomyo
August 25 19:00 – 20:00 Takigi-kagura
August 26 18:30 – 19:30 Ryukyu Sanshin (three strings) Live Performance
August 27 12:00 - Children’s Japanese drum performance
|Address||3-6-1 Kameido Koto-ku, Tokyo|