Information From the council
The Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine Jinko Event, which is a cultural asset of Japan Heritage, will be held.
This festival has a thousand-year history. The Mikoshi, a portable shrine carrying the spirit of Sugawara no Michizane, is carried to the “South Hall of Dazaifu (now Enoki-sha Shrine)” where he lived his last years. The Mikoshi and a big procession go down the Donkan Street through the ancient town area.
Date： 21st (Sat.) to 25th (Wed.) September 2019
21st(Sat.): The procession departs from Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine at 19:00 (to Enoki-sha Shrine).
23rd(Mon.): The procession departs from Enoki-sha Shrine at 15:30 (to Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine).
25th(Wed.) evening : the Sentomyoevent(The shrine grounds are illuminated by a thousand lights.)
Note: For further details, please access the following link about the Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine.
The video below shows The Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine Jinko Event held in 2016.
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