January 31, 2012

Setsubun Festival in Takayama.

Hello, this is Papi from J-Hoppers Hida Takayama Guest House.

Hove you met a demons?
On the 3rd February, you can meet them.
Kokubun-ji Temple( about 5min walk from J-Hoppers)

*Ceremony:10:00,14:00,19:00

*Parade: They will come to J-Hoppers (The last year , they come about 14:30)

* Setsubun (February 3 or 4): the day before the beginning of spring according to the lunisolar calendar. On the evening of this day, people open the doors of their houses and drive the demons (i.e., bad luck) out of their homes and gardens by throwing handfuls of beans and shouting, "Demons out! Good luck in!"

1 comment:

  1. It's really great to spend holiday vacation with this such kind of accommodation.

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