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Shiogama shrine Setsubun festival' 20.2.2 Sunday ~3 Monday

The last update date: 2019/12/18

The municipalities
Sendai, Matsushima area - Shiogama City
Festival, event/history, culture

We say the day before of day (Risshun, Rikka, Risshu, Ritto) of each seasonal opening of one year with Setsubun, and, above all, spring Setsubun festival prays for coming of spring next fortune, and it is traditional event to chase bad thing, and to expel.
In the Setsubun festival ceremony of driving out the devils (we spread carelessly) of Shiogama shrine, age man, woman born under the same zodiac sign as the current year of service sprinkles beans from the special stage of the precincts with shout of "outside as for the fortune as for the inner ogre" in matching old ceremonial dress (chew as for doing) from each place.
As for the Setsubun festival ceremony of driving out the devils of Shiogama shrine, twice of February 3 and Sunday close at hand is performed every year.

◆Date/from Sunday, February 2, 2020 to 3rd Monday
◆Place/shihahikoshinsha, Shiogama shrine
◆Is about 10 minutes on foot from traffic/JR Senseki Line Hon-Shiogama Station, and is about 20 minutes on foot from JR Tohoku Main Line Shiogama Station or is car than the Sendai city; about 45 minutes

The event date
1-1, Ichimoriyama, Shiogamashi
URL(1) concerned
shihahikoshinsha, Shiogama shrine homepage
Inquiry (1)
shihahikoshinsha, Shiogama shrine
TEL: 022-367-1611
  • Formal informant
  • Informant: Miyagi Prefecture Tourism Federation