嫁見まつり “Daughter-in-Law Viewing Festival”Sat. 20 May 2017

Hiyoshi shrine – Nakanosaru matsuri

嫁見祭

A great view, and Photo opportunity

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16:30 Brides gather in Hiyoshi shrine

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17:30 The festival begins

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18:00 Brides line up in front of shrine

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18:20 Serving tea. OMOTENASHI scene

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18:50 The festival finish

Note : Please be careful not to enter into the approach path to shrine while ceremony.

Hiyoshi shrine

The god of marriage.

【Enshrinement】1533

【Transfer of a shrine】1664

【Enshrined deity】

  • Gread god of O’yama-kui-o’kami
  • Gread god of O’kuni-nushi-o’kami
  • Gread god of O’mono-nushi-o’kami

【The following are a protected by gods of these shrines】

  • Business prosperity
  • Home safety
  • Physical health
  • Academic achievement
  • Traffic safety
  • Marriage

【History】

At the biginning of the cosmos, the guardian spirit of noshiro was not present yet.

sometime over later, A spirit of light shining over the sea appeared, and so the towns people approached the sea with fear.

However, there was a young man with a strong sense of filial piety who wanted to give his sick mother delicious fish with all his hearts.

so that night, he left for the ocean.Then as he was fishing, the spirit of light was caught in his net.

The leader of this village, a man named Akita-Azumatarou-Hirosue and a man named Shimizu-Jiroubei-Masakichi were given a spiritual vision of the spirit who become the spirit of the Noshiro shrine. and so the shrine was built thanks to the donations of Hirosue.


Nakanosaru Matsuri

The festival honors the dedication of this god in the Shrine April 2nd year of the Tenmon emperor (1534)

Since the days of old, this festival has celebrated the new brides of the area. they visit the shrine in formal clothes as they thank god for good relationship, as is the custom.

Children and young women can also be seen wearing toraditional clothes, people pray for good relationships, and peace and safety at home.

It is said that by joining this festival, you can become happy in life.

“Daughter-in-law Viewing Festival” / Schedule

Hiyoshi Shrine “Daughter-in-law pageant”

12:00〜

Beginning of festival

14:00〜

Dedication and singing of “Osaru no kagoya” at the shrine.

16:00〜

Nakanosaru matsuri Evening festival
Urasenke-Tankoukai / Tea ceremony group

17:00〜

Dadication Daughter-in-law presentation

17:30〜

Daughter-in-law viewing lineup
  • Noshiro city desinated cultural assets Sakamoto Keisai calligrapher Hiyoshi Shrine God sacred festival picture (special issue) special publication
  • God festival Gochoyama special public release
  • Noshiro Bonsai association Bonsai exhibition
  • Isaka memorial hall special opening. 10:00-18:00

“Yanagimachi bride trail”

Note : Yanagimachi street will be turned into a pedestrian precinct at 17:00

18:30〜

Branch store open

19:00〜

Minyo (folk song) show. Song by Kouji Takahashi

19:30〜

Line of the children wearing Kimono

19:40〜

Lottery