Festivals and Events

Festivals and Events

Major Annual Festivals

Jan. 1 to 3
New Year's Sambô Grand Festival
Jan. 27, 28
New Year's Sambô Kôjin Grand Festival
Feb. 3
Kôjin Star Festival
April 27, 28
Sambô Kôjin Spring Grand Festival
Dec. 27, 28
Year-end Sambô Kôjin Grand Festival

Annual Events

1st day (every month)
Monthly Festival
21st (every month)
Monthly Ceremony for Kôbô-daishi (Priest Kûkai)
27th and 28th (every month)
Monthly Sambô Festival
Jan. 17
Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Day
Mid-February
Ninouma Festival
March 15
Nirvâna Service
March 18 to 24
Service fot the Week of the Spring Equinox
March 21
Grand Ceremony for Kôbô-daishi (Priest Kûkai)
May 8
Buddha's Birthday Service
June 15
Kôbô-daishi's Birthday Service
July 13 to 15
Urabon Service for the Dead
August 24
Jizô-bon and Grand Segaki Service
Sep. 20 to 26
Service of the Week of the Autumn Equinox
Around Dec.22
Kôjin Star Festival Kaibyaku
New Year's Sambô Grand Festival

New Year's Sambô Grand Festival

Sambô Kôjin Spring Grand Festival

Sambô Kôjin Spring Grand Festival

Sambô Kôjin Spring Grand Festival

Sambô Kôjin Spring Grand Festival