【Notice: Event Information in Tsurumi Ward】 4/29 (Monday) “TAMATSURI ” (Paddy Fields Festival) at Tsurumi Shrine

Tsurumi Shrine has a festival called ” TAMATSURI “on the 29th of April.

This festival is to pray to God for a good harvest in rice fields and other crops fields.

” TAMATSURI “is a very old festival. Once it has gone more than 100 years ago. However, it resumed in 1987 by the efforts of Tsurumi people and is a very unique festival. In this festival, we sing songs to pray for good harvest of rice.

You can see the Omikoshi (portable shrine) as well.

April 29 (Monday) 12: 00 ~
Tsurumi Shrine (1-14-1 Tsurumi-ku Chuuou Tsurumi-ku,

5 minutes walking distance from East Exit of JR Tsurumi Station)

Schedule of Festival

12:00 Refreshment stalls(A lot of small food and drink stalls will be set up at Tsurumi Shrine)

13:00   Singing and Dancing performance by Elementary school and Junior high school students.

16:30 ”Tamatsuri ” (Paddy Fields Festival) celebration (praying to God for harvesting a lot of rice and so on.)

17:30  Omikoshi (portable shrine)

18:00 ”Tamatsuri: Kamihogiuta” (Singing songs for God.)

*Other than this, There are also various events at the east exit of Tsurumi station.