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Dainingyo and Daichochine (Big Doll and Lantern)

Dainingyo (Big Doll) ritual is held on July 24 and 25 and Daichochin (Big Lantern) ritual on July 21 every year. A big lantern, 2.5meters high and 1meter in diameter, is made for this festival being moved around the city. Fish scales, feathers of insects and tree skins are used to represent kacho-fugetsu (beauties of nature) and sceneries on the lantern. It takes more than 50 days to make it.Two big dolls are displayed and visitors go under dolls’ opening legs praying for perfect health. Why not enjoy this beautiful lantern parading though the town ?

This event has finished.
Date July 21, 2016 – July 25, 2016
Address Kamisho, Setaka Town, Miyama city Kamioshoyasaka Shrine
Contact Tel:0944-62-4426 
Kamioshoyasaka Shrine Lantern Preservaion Society
Area Chikugo Area
Genre Shrines and Temples (History and Culture) Festival (Festivals and Events) Traditional Event (Festivals and Events)

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