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Hachinohe Enburi in Japan

Hachinohe Enburi in Japan is held on February 17. It is a traditional local dance festival where they welcome the arrival of spring and pray for a rich harvest in Aomori, Japan. みちのく五大雪まつり. This event in the second decade of the month February is annual. Help us Help us 
17 February - Hachinohe Enburi in Japan
Designated as an National Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property, the Hachinohe Enburi is a local dance performance expressing prayers for a good harvest. The dance is said to take its name from a farm tool called eburi, which makes flattens the ground. It is a ritual for shaking the gods of the fields to wake them up and to put the peoples spirits into the earth.

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