Jan/9, 2021 Akakura Onsen Osaito Festival

Sightseeing information about Jan/9, 2021 Akakura Onsen Osaito Festival in Japan.

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 from 1/9 '21 to 1/9 '21


Saito(or Osaito) Fire Ceremony has been performed as a traditional New Year's bonfire event around Akakura Onsen area in Yamagata Prefecture from the ancient time.
Besides firing amulet or ornaments of last year, the bird chase event (torioi) is also held.
Under the cold weather, half-naked men with a torch run through the town while shouting to pray for family's safety and thriving business.

Date : January 9, 2021
  18:00~ Open
     18:30~ Opening Ceremony
     18:57~ Depart at a shrine
     19:00~ Torioi Bird Chase Event
     19:20~ Throwing Orange Event
     19:30~ Lottery Event
     20:00~ Close

Address : 817-1 Akakura Onsen, Mogami-machi, Mogami District, Yamagata Prefecture
Venue : Akakura Yukemuri Hall
Access : 10 mins by car from JR Akakura-Onsen Station

PurposeFestivals,parade,Traditional folk,winter in Japan,hot springs
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