Splashing of water over newlyweds matter' 20.2.23 Sunday of Koizumi
The last update date: 2019/12/17
- The municipalities
The north area - Kami Town of the prefecture
- Festival, event
＝Prefecture-designated intangible folk cultural properties =
It is performed on Saturday before February 2 of the old calendar or Sunday. In venue where travelers' guardian deity was presented to, new couple dresses fully, and all the participants write character of "water" to frame with sumi and they exchange unwarmed sake and bless. Afterwards, senior who got wedding washes face of bridegroom with water in the previous year and we are divided into some groups and go around the district with shout of "fire prevention!" and receive toast when we hang water to each house.
※When there is not person of marriage, we perform event of exorcism and fire prevention.
◆Date/Sunday, February 23, 2020
◆Place/Koizumi, Kami-machi district meeting place
◆Is car than traffic/Tohoku Expressway, Yamato IC or Furukawa IC; 40 minutes.
- The event date
- Koizumi, Kami-machi district
- URL(1) concerned
- Kami Town
- Inquiry (1)
Kami Town lifelong learning section
- Formal informant
- Informant: Miyagi Prefecture Tourism Federation
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