Joma Shinji at Tsurugaoka Hachimangū in Kamakura, Japan
Joma Shinji at Tsurugaoka Hachimangū in Kamakura, Japan is held on January 5. This event in the first decade of the month january is annual.
Joma Shinji (除魔神事) is one of the popular holy festivals of Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine in Kamakura.
The city of Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture has many festivals and other events in all of the seasons, usually based on its rich historical heritage.
Joma Shinji at Tsurugaoka Hachiman: Festival to keep evil spirits away. Archers shoot at a target on which is painted the word "devil".
Similar holidays and events
Coming of Age Day or Seijin Shiki or 成人式 in Japan on January 10 (celebrated on the second Monday of January);
Little New Year in Japan on January 16 (小正月 koshōgatsu);
Bunkazai Boka Day in Japan on January 26 ("Day of Fire Protection for Cultural Property". 1955);