Nakami Shrine Otaue-sai Rice Planting Festival 0

In this Shinto ritual, having formed an irrigation committee, nearby farmers inform the gods that the rice crop has been planted and pray for an abundant harvest.

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In this Shinto ritual, having formed an irrigation committee, nearby farmers inform the gods that the rice crop has been planted and pray for an abundant harvest. It is said that torch processions to drive away crop-eating insects have been practiced since ancient times, and the custom of using fire to chase away insects still continues today.

  • name

    Nakami Shrine
  • place

    Nakami Shrine grounds
  • address

    834 Nakasho, Izumisano-shi, Osaka, 598-0002
  • transport

    Izumisano Station and Iharanosato Station on the Nankai Main Line
    Kumatori Station on the JR Hanwa Line
  • schedule

    June 20th
    7:30
  • point

    The ceremony site on the shrine grounds is decorated with over 200 paper lanterns. There are bonfires on both sides, and during the festival, miko shrine maidens perform a rice planting kagura dance.
  • name

    Nakami Shrine
  • tel

    072-462-7080
  • general participation

    Yes
  • parking

    10 spaces
  • url

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