May 23, 2012

May 26th 27th Mantou Mitama-sai

Event:Mantou Mitama-sai
Start:May 26, 2012 7:00 pm
End:May 27, 2012 9:00 pm

Place:Gokokujinja Shrine
Address :2-21 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, 730-0011 
Two days of events and commemorations over two nights at Hiroshima’s shrine to the war dead, Gokoku-Jinja, which is decorated with lanterns.
From past events, here’s what you can expect.

Saturday, May 26

From 19:00 about 120 young women dressed as shirine maidens perform dances in the shrine forecourt. This is followed by dances by the moredances, this time by full time shrine maidens, Tsugaru Shamisen and taiko drumming performances.

Sunday, May 27

From 10:00 onwards, about 80 elementary school aged boys and girls compete in sumo contests in the shrine building.
In the evening, from 19:00 there is a Kagura dance performance.

We still have some beds available on those dates,Please call us ans book know!!!

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