Fireworks Display of Bon dance by Sojiji Temple,The 72th“Mitama matsuri” (festival for the spirits of the deceased )

Fireworks Display of Bon dance by Sojiji  Temple,The 72th“Mitama matsuri” (festival for the spirits of the deceased )

There will be a festival in Sojiji Temple. You can dance(Bon dance), and enjoy watching fireworks display. In addition, you can buy foods and drinks. There are also many stalls where games are available.
You dance together to the music. If you don’t know how to dance, you can see and follow other people. Originally it is an old Japanese traditional event which stems from the dance to soothe the ancestors’ spirits of the deceased. Some people enjoy dancing with “Yukata”, light cotton kimono.

Information

Area

Northern Yokohama

Dates

Jul.17(Wed.) 2019 to Jul. 19(Fri.), 2019
※Cancelled in case of heavy rain.①Bon dance 17:30~21:00
②Fireworks display 20:00~20:30
③Mandou kuyo 17:30~20:30
④Daisejikie 17:00(Jul.17(Wed))

Venue

Sojiji Temple (Soutousyuu head temple of a Buddhist sect)

URL

http://sojiji.jp/index.html

Closest Railway Station

"Tsurumi Station" (JR Keihin-Tohoku Negishi Line)
"Keikyu-Tsurumi Station" (Keikyu Line)

Ticket Info

Admission Free

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