The Bean-Throwing Festival of winter closing

大賑わい Bean-Throwing Festival of winter closing

The Katori shrine is a eminent Shinto shrine in Japan.

On the day of winter closing, the ceremony that Festival girls drive out the demon who runs away being surprised at the sound of the bowstring is held.

In the bean-throwing ceremony the famous wrestlers of the Grand Sumo Tournament also queues up.

Bean-Throwing Festival of winter closing, and here comes the spring.

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Reference
iris festival in Sawara
Lotus flower festival
Sawara area