Katayama Hachiman Jinja Shrine Annual Grand Festival
Held on October 29 (Sunday), 2017
Participants Wanted (men and women)
Would you like to carry a portable shrine of Katayama Hachiman Jinja (Shrine)?
Large mikoshi 神輿 (portable shrine) is carried by around 150local men , and a small one by 80 local women.
|This portable shrine is very heavy||International participants from Nagoya Univ.|
Katayama Hachiman Jinja Shrine Grand festival
Schedule of the festival
*Reception/11:30-, Shinto Ritual 12:30-, Procession 13:00-17:00, Snack service -18:00
October 29 (Sunday), 2017
We will meet at Heiandori (平安通) subway Station exit 5 at 10:30.
<Please buy a "Do-nichi Eco Kippu" (600yen) at your key subway station to save money.>
Then take the 10:44 bus "幹名駅1" bound for Nagoya Station (名古屋駅)
Get off at Tokugawa-cho (徳川町/4th stop from Heiandori stop).
Katayama Hachiman Jinja Shrine is near the stop.
Please memorize how to wear a festival pants called "momohiki or patch".
See the bottom of this page
What you bring: A towel to protect your sholder and white T-shirt (if you don't have, it's okay)
Participation fee: Free
Application deadline: October 13 (or until achive a quorum)
If you would like to participate the festival, please let me know
your name, country, gender and phone number (if you don't have, your friend's one) by email.
|How to wear a Patch/momohiki/matahiki|
|1, A patch has a long strap and short strap||2, Hold a long strap in the right hand short one
in the left, then step into the patch
|3, Hold the long strap, turn it from your back to
the front opened part, and pull it out from there
to your right side.
|4, Hold the short strap and turn it to your right
side in wrapping your hip.
|5, Tie them on your right side.||7, Complete|
|Illustration courtesy of EnshuHama Takoagekai|