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Chona-hajime-shiki (Start of Carpentry Work) 手斧始式
4th January 1pm

Chona-hajime-shiki (Start of Carpentry Work) 手斧始式

This ritual used to be held before any important construction work. Today, it is held to declare the starting of building work in Kamakura city.


1st January 0am
New Year's Celebration
1st January 5am
Saitan-sai (New Year's Day) 歳旦祭
3rd January 8am
Genshi-sai (Celebration of the origins of the Imperial Line) 元始祭
4th January 1pm
Chona-hajime-shiki (Start of Carpentry Work) 手斧始式
5th January 10am
Joma-shinji (Dispelling Evil with Sacred Arrows) 除魔神事
1st to 7th January from 9am to 5pm
Gohan-gyoji (Offering of the Sacred Seal) 御判行事
15th January 7 am
Sagicho-shinji (New Year's Bonfire) 左義長神事
31st January 9am
Tsurugaoka-yakuyoke-taisai (Apotropaic Ritual)鶴岡厄除大祭

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