Namahage Sedo Festival

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Experiece the power of Namahage in witer Akita!
Namahage comes at the end of the year to look for is there any naughty kids. He comes to purify the disaster or bad luck, and also to see if there anyone lazy. Head of the family get dressed up and welcome namahage talks about what family member did in a year, serve sake, and send him back to the mountain. It is the legend known in mainly northern Akita including Oga and Mitane. This festival is a one of five biggest snow festival in the north of Japan. Namahage performed powerfully and bravely with fire in Mayama shrine.

Event date
2nd Friday, Saturday, Sunday February every year
Sponsorship
Namahage Sedo Festival executive committee
Venue
Shinzan shrine
Address
Akita Prefecture, Oga city, Kitauramayamaaza mizukuizawa 97
The number of bleachers
100 seats (standing) 400 seats (other)
Bleachers Rates
Free
Propriety of bleachers Pre-registration
Unavailable
Bleachers in advance How to Apply
No
Group discount rate of bleachers
No
Number of car spaces
about 600(Saturday only), 460 (Friday, Sunday)
Parking Fee
1,000 yen/car Please cooperate for Namahage Sedo Festival
Corresponding at the time of bad weather
Not effected by weather condition (Except when it's extremelry bad)
URL
http://www.oganavi.com/sedo/
Mail
info@con-akita.com
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