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Month: October 2023

Konpira Shoin

Konpira Shoin

The Shoin Treasure House in the mountainside precincts of Konpira Shrine features beautifully painted sliding doors.

Yosakoi Festival

Yosakoi Festival

The Yosakoi Festival is held on the second weekend of August in Kochi City, with endless processions of modern Asian dance.

Saijō Festival

Saijō Festival

The Saijō Festival is held from Oct 14 to 16 to give thanks for an abundant autumn harvest.

Tsuruhime Festival

Tsuruhime Festival

The Tsuruhime Festival commemorates the young female leader of one of the maritime clans of the Inland Sea who defended her island domain at the cost of her life.

Awa Dance Festival

Awa Dance Festival

The Awa Dance Festival is held from 12 to 15 August as part of the Obon festival in Tokushima Prefecture.

Uwajima Ushioni Festival

Uwajima Ushioni Festival

The Uwajima Ushioni Festival is held from 22 to 24 July in Uwajima, Ehime. Ushioni are ‘bull devils’ that trundle around the city driving out evil and bringing good fortune.

Kōno Michiari

Kōno Michiari

Kōno Michiari, the champion of the Kōno clan, lead his small navy in feats of heroism against the Mongol invasion.

Isaniwa Yukiya

Isaniwa Yukiya

Isaniwa Yukiya was the first mayor of Dogo, and he transformed Dogo Onsen into the building we see today.