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Kameido Tenjin Shrine Annual Festival

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Kameido Tenjin Shrine Annual Festival

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A fantastic scene illuminated by a faint light of 1,000 lanterns in the precincts

“Kameido Tenjin Shrine Annual Festival” will be held from August 23 to 25, 2019. Kameido Tenjin Shrine enshrined Sugawara Michizane as the god of learning, it is said that there is a divine favor for the students.

Source: Kameido Tenjin Shrine

Source: Kameido Tenjin Shrine

The annual festival will be held for three days. “Kentomyo” (献灯明 / けんとうみょう) that is decorating more than 1,000 votive lighted lanterns, and “Takigi-Kagura” (薪神楽 / たきぎかぐら) that is torch-lighted Shinto dance will be held on August 25th. The faint light of “Kentomyo” is reflected in Shinji-ike (pond), creating a fantastic sight.


Event Name Kameido Tenjin Shrine Annual Festival
Venue Kameido Tenjin Shrine
Dates August 23, 2019 – August 25, 2019
Open Hours 【Holding time of major events】
<August 24>
9:00 – 16:00 Japanese Orchestra Performance
16:30 – 17:30 Tsugaru Shamisen Performance
18:30 – 19:30 Ryukyu Sanshin (three strings) Performance
<August 25>
9:00 – 16:00 Folk Kagura
11:00 - Annual Festival
19:00 - Kentomyo
19:00 - Takigi-kagura
Admission Free
Address 3-6-1 Kameido Koto-ku, Tokyo

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