The Oeshiki Association

Zoshigaya Kishimojin Oeshiki Mando Nerikuyo

Oeshiki is a religious memorial service for High Priest Nichiren, the founder of Nichiren Buddhism. This rite is held at Homyoji Temple in the Zoshigaya neighborhood on October 13. Separately, Kishimojin Oeshiki is celebrated every year on October 16-18 as the festival of Kishimojindo, a temple dedicated to the Buddhist protector deity Kishimojin. Lantern floats resembling weeping cherries in bloom are carried in a long procession to the distinctive rhythm of uchiwa-daiko (handheld fan-shaped drums). It is a magical sight that captures the spirit of autumn for the people of the area. Oeshiki Project Tour-Performance《BEAT》will also be introduced.


Talk: Oeshiki Project Tour-Performance《BEAT》

Toshima Mirai Cultural Foundation 35th Anniversary Project Organizers|Toshima Mirai Cultural Foundation / Toshima City /
Tokyo Festival Executive Committee[Toshima City /
Toshima Mirai Cultural Foundation / Festival/Tokyo Executive Committee /
Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture (Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre / Arts Council Tokyo) ]
Support|Supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan in fiscal 2020/
Japan Foundation for Regional Art Activities

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