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FESTIVALS September 2022

FESTIVALS

Sep. 1 BOSAI-NO-HI (Disaster Prevention Day)

Disaster Prevention Day was established in 1960 in order to remind us Japanese of the serious consequences of disasters caused by typhoons, tidal waves, earthquakes, tsunami etc., and to prepare ourselves to cope

FESTIVALS August 2022

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June 1-Sept. 20 UKAI (Cormorant Fishing) on the Hiji-kawa (river) Ozu City

This year Ukai in Ozu city will be held as usual after a two-year interval.

In Japan the tradition of fishing with cormorants goes back at least

FESTIVALS July 2022

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Canceled Event

MISHIMA SUIGUN (sea guards) TSURUHIME (Princess Tsuru) FESTIVAL

Omishima-cho, Imabari City 今治市大三島町

June 1-Sept. 20 UKAI (Cormorant Fishing) on the Hiji-kawa (river) Ozu City

This year Ukai in Ozu …

FESTEVALS June 2022

FESTIVALS

Canceled Events

NAKAYAMA FIREFLY FESTIVAL in Nakayama-cho, Iyo City 

OTAUE (Planting Rice) FESTIVAL 御田植祭 

                        At Oyamazumi-jinja (shrine) 大山祇神社   

Scheduled Events

May 21-June 12  NANRAKU-EN 南楽園 HANA-SHOBU (Iris) FESTIVAL     

                                                       9:00-17:00   Uwajima City  

Nanraku-en is the biggest Japanese-style garden in Shikoku. …

FESTIVALS May 2022

FESTIVALS

Canceled events

IKAZAKI (五十崎) ODAKO-GASSEN (Big Kite Fight Festival) Ikazaki, Uchiko-cho IMABARI (今治) SPRING FESTIVAL Imabari city

-Mid May MT. TOMISU TSUTSUJI (Azalea) FESTIVAL 0zu city 大洲市         

Details of the event have not been announced yet.  (Tel.0893-24-2111)

May 3

FESTIVALS April 2022

FESTIVALS

April 24 EXHIBITION OF HINA DOLLS AND HINA CHODO (FURNISHINGS)        

 9:00-17:00 Closed on Tuesdays Uwajima Date Museum 伊達博物館 Uwajima City

                                                      (Tel. 0895-22-7776)

Transportation: Take the JR express train bound for Uwajima and get off at Uwajima. It takes …

FESTIVALS March 2022

FESTIVALS

March 3 HINA-MATSURI (Hina-doll Festival)

Hina-matsuri is held to celebrate girls’ growth, health, and happiness. The origin is thought to be joshi-no-sekku 上巳の節句or Kegare-barai 穢れ払いheld in the Heian era more than 1,000 years ago, when people floated dolls made …

FESTIVALS February 2022

FESTIVALS

Canceled Events

Setsubun Yakuyoke (Warding off evils) Festival at Henjo-in 遍照院 in Imabari City

Setsubun Yakuyoke Festival Kagura-mai
神楽舞 (traditional Shinto dance)

at Izumo-taisha shrine Matsuyama Bunshi 出雲大社松山分祠 in Matsuyama City

 

Feb. 3 SETSUBUN 節分

Setsubun literally means the …

FESTIVALS January 2022

FESTIVALS

 

Closed on the first few days of the year

Government offices: Dec. 29 to Jan. 3

Shimin service centers —– Iyotetsu Takashimaya:    Dec. 28 to Jan. 4

Fuji Grand Matsuyama:   Dec. 29 to Jan. 3

Banks: Dec. 31 to …

FESTIVALS December 2021

FESTIVALS

 

Canceled Events

GISHI MATSURI (Faithful Retainer Festival)
at Kosho-ji temple 興聖寺 in Suehiro-machi

 

DOGO=ONSEN NENMATSU OSOJI 年末大掃除 (Year-end cleaning) 9:30-10:00

The Dogo bath buildings are cleaned at the end of the year so that everything will be fresh for

FESTIVALS November 2021

Sep. 11-Next Year Feb. 13 The 26th NATIONAL EXHIBITION OF KAMABOKO-ITA -NO-E

9:00-17:00 (closed on Tuesday)

At GALLERY SHIROKAWA in Shirokawa-cho, Seiyo City 西予市城川町

The national exhibition of paintings on kamaboko (fish-paste) boards started more than twenty years ago. …

Festivals October2021

FESTIVALS

 

Canceled Events

SAIJO AKI MATSURI in Saijo City 西条市
NIIHAMA TAIKO (Drum) MATSURI in Niihama City 新居浜市

KIKUMA MATSURI Otomouma no Hashirikomi in Kikuma-cho, Imabari City 今治市菊間町

 

Oct.1-Dec.31 KENMIN-SOGO-BUNKASAI (Ehime Pref. Cultural Festival) 県民総合文化祭 

The purpose of this festival …

Festivals September 2021

FFESTIVALS

 

Canceled Event

KANGETSUKAI (Moon Viewing Festival) In Yokaichi, Uchiko-cho 内子町八日市

Sep. 1 BOSAI-NO-HI (Disaster Prevention Day) 防災の日

Disaster Prevention Day was established in 1960 in order to remind us Japanese of the serious consequences of disasters caused by typhoons, …

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