Kishiwada Kannon Setsubun Festival 0

Lucky beans are thrown to accompanying cries of, "Demons out! Good Luck in!" in a prayer to ward off misfortune and bring good luck in the next year.

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Kishiwada's Kanzoin Temple is also known as Takami Kannon.
The temple will hold its lively Setsubun Festival again this year on February 3rd. In the evening, a tree will be burned in a gomagi ceremony as the shrine grounds fill with people coming for holly olive charms. Lucky beans are thrown to accompanying cries of, "Oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi" or "Demons out! Good Luck in!" in English, in a prayer to ward off misfortune and bring good luck in the next year.
After dropping by the temple, visitors can receive free Shichifukuyu (a type of sweet ameyu drink) for a lucky treat.