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name Ide Kumano Shrine Suminsai Festival
Venue Oshu-shi Esashi-ku Kumano Shrine
Opening period January 3rd Saturday
Contact Ite Kumano Shrine Preservation Committee Secretariat
tel: 0197-39-2353
Link Oshu City Tourism Sub Site (Ite Kumano Shrine Suminsai)

Summary of the festival

6:00 pm Baking 6:30 pm Square climbing 7 pm Regular festival and priests 8:00 pm Mochi, mikan-miki 8:30 pm Dedication dance, drums 9:00 pm Fire burning Climb 10:00 pm Good evening and occasional bag 11 pm Afternoon climbing 11:30 pm Sumin festival festival contest The next day at 2 am Awards ceremony

Origin / origin of the festival

More than 400 years ago, the area became a formidable crop, and epidemic plagues and fires of unknown origin followed one after another, and the people of the district fell at the bottom of anxiety. Therefore, it is said that the festival was started by imitating the Suishin festival of Kuroishi Temple. It counts the 193rd in 2017 (2017). It will be the 200th year in 2024.

Traffic access

-30 minutes by car from JR East Tohoku Shinkansen Mizusawa Eshi Station-40 minutes from Tohoku Expressway Mizusawa Interchange


Applicants are required to inform the shrine office about participation by 9:00 on the third Saturday of January. Please bring your lower band and tabi (both white and black). Participation fee free.