Sominsai: The End of a 1000-year-old Festival

Data

Year
2024/3/31
Producer
Okuda Tomoyuki
Director
Nakashima Kazuhiro
Media
NHK WORLD-JAPAN
Episode
1
Length
49min

Description

This year saw the end of Sominsai, a unique festival in which loinclothed men plunge into freezing water, are enveloped in smoke, and jostle through the night to grasp a lucky sack as a form of prayer. (201 characters)
On Air Schedule (JST): March 31, 2024. 13:10-13:59/20:10-20:59 April 1, 2024. 01:10-01:59/08:10-08:59

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