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Meiji Jingu Shrine Autumn Grand Festival

Meiji Jingu Shrine Autumn Grand Festival

Source: Meiji Jingu Shrine

Autumn Grand Festival where various traditional performing arts are dedicated for 4 days

During the period from October 29th to November 3rd, Autumn Grand Festival will be held at Meiji Jingu Shrine.
During the festival, various Japanese traditional performing arts is dedicated. Such as Noh and Kyogen (classical Japanese theatre), Hogaku and Hobu (classical Japanese dance) will be performed by Leading performers in honor the deities at the main shrine building on October 29, November 1, November 2.

Meiji Jingu Shrine Autumn Grand Festival

Source: Meiji Jingu Shrine ≪Hogaku, Hobu≫

Meiji Jingu Shrine Autumn Grand Festival

Source: Meiji Jingu Shrine ≪Bugaku≫

In addition, on the final day November 3, various martial arts will be presented at multiple venues in the precincts.
Among them, Yabusame attracts attention of many visitors. The archer wearing samurai costume shoots arrows while riding a running horse. A great cheer goes up when the archer grasps the target gloriously.

Meiji Jingu Shrine Autumn Grand Festival

Source: Meiji Jingu Shrine ≪Yabusame≫

Because it is an opportunity to touch up close to the traditional performing arts that cannot see usually, please visit the venue.

Details

Event Name Meiji Jingu Shrine Autumn Grand Festival
Venue Meiji Jingu Shrine
Dates October 29, 2017 – November 3, 2017
Note The location of each event may change depending on the weather.
Open Hours 【Schedule of dedicated performances】
<October 29>
15:30- Bugaku at the main shrine building
<November 1>
12:00- Noh, Kyogen near the main shrine building
15:45- Sankyoku near the main shrine building
<November 2>
11:45- Hogaku, Hobu near the main shrine building
<November 3>
9:00- Kyudo at Shiseikan (Martial Arts Hall)
9:00- Aikido at the west approach
10:00- Kobudo at the west approach
11:00- Momote-shiki at Tresure Museum
13:00- Yabusame at the west approach
15:00- Satsuma biwa at the main shrine building
Admission Free
Address 1-1 Yoyogi-kamizono-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
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