minami daito honen festival
Last updated: 2021/12/15
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Minami Daito Island Honen Festival

豊年祭(南大東島)
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Discover a mix of Okinawan and Edo culture in festivities unique to Minami Daito Island

On September 22–23, the remote Minami Daito Island hosts the Honen Festival, a fusion of Edo and Okinawan culture. See beautifully decorated floats and watch participants carry portable shrines, common on Japan’s main islands but unusual in Okinawa, in a festival that stretches well into the night. In addition to Daito taiko drum performances, enjoy Edo-style and Okinawan sumo wrestling on the second day.

Minami Daito Village Office — Daito Daijingu Shrine
MAPCODE : 877 253 846*28
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Minami Daito Village *Only in Japanese
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