Heian Jingu Setsubun

Heian Jingu Setsubun
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Mon 3 February 2020
Monday 3 February 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One of the best-known Setsubun festivals in Kyoto, this is a great place to drive away those evil spirits and welcome in the new spring season. Priests begin the day with a cleansing ritual at around 1pm, followed by an exorcism performance featuring people dressed as
terrifying the crowds before being they are banished with beans and chased out of the gates.  You can then try your luck at catching some of the lucky bean packets thrown to the crowd by priests as well as Geiko and Maiko – the Geisha of Kyoto. The day ends with a fire ritual at 4pm and is one of the most impressive in the city.

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