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name Kuroishi Temple Suminsai Festival
Venue Kuroishi-cho Kuroishi-jisha, Mizusawa-ku, Oshu-shi
Opening period Old Calendar New Year 7-8
contact information Kuroishi Temple Sumin Festival Conservation Cooperation Association
tel: 0197-26-3819

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Summary of the festival

Lunar New Year 7th (Festival of Ms. Myoko)
10 o'clock in the afternoon Summer visit 11:30 p.m. Takigi climb New Year 8 (Yakushi-san's Festival)
2 o'clock in the morning at 4 o'clock in the morning at 10 o'clock in the morning

Origin / origin of the festival

According to the anecdotes of “Bigoku Kokudo-d 記 ki”, “The martial deity who traveled to the south from the North Sea incarnates into human beings, and the poor future of the civil society and the wealthy future of the Kotan 2 When I asked my brother for overnight accommodation, the future of Kyotan rejected it, and in the future, I hoped that the traveler would be happy to spend the rest of his journey with the poor but well served with a bowl of rice. The god of the pagoda appears again at the place of the future Sumimin, revealing that his true identity is Sano Otosu, and wears a ring made of the stem of an ax [I am the future of Sumito It is said that he told that he would be a promise of no illness if he was a descendant, and based on this anecdote, it might have been the original form of the Suminmin festival in the middle of the Heian period. The identity of God also varies from region to region, and it is believed that at Kuroishi-dera it was Yakushi-nuri It is said that there is a history of more than 0 years.

Traffic access

・ 30 minutes by bus from JR East Tohoku Main Line Mizusawa Station, 20 minutes by taxi 20 minutes by taxi from JR East Shinkansen Mizusawa Eshi Station by taxi 15 minutes ・ 25 minutes by car from Tohoku Expressway Mizusawa IC ・ 20 minutes by car from Tohoku Expressway Hiraizumi Maezawa IC We have a temporary parking lot from 7 pm on the day. (National Road No. 343 is totally prohibited to park)


Please register at the Festival Information Center from 8:00 am on the Lunar New Year. (Not registered participation is not possible)
Registration items: Address, name, presence or absence of past owner and associate owner Wearing the lower band / tabi: Contestants must bring their own lower tab and tabi and be sure to wear them. In addition, it sells at the temporary tourist information center on the day of the festival. (Quantity limited)