Oct/19, 2019 Tanuki Festival

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 from 10/19 '19 to 10/19 '19


Kisarazu City in Chiba Prefecture is famous for Japanese raccoon dog, "Tanuki", which is familiar in Japanese folks tale.
In Shojoji Temple in Kisarazu City, there is a folk tale of Tanukis and priests partying together on a moonlit night at a garden.This folk tale is counted as one of the "big three Tanuki legends of Japan", and is also well known as a nursery rhyme.
As part of a memorial service for this legend Tanuki, Tanuki Festival takes place each year on October at Shojoji Temple.
Local kids dressed in tanuki costumes or priests dance with tanuki songs and drum their belly as if tanuki does.

Date: October 19, 2019
Hours: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Shojoji Temple
Access: 2-9-30 Fujimi, Kisarazu City, Chiba
Access: a 7-mins walk from Kisarazu Station

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