Info

Hamaorisai Festival

A Mikoshi leaves a shrine under a Torii gate before being carried through the streets at night during the Hamaorisai matsuri in Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan. Monday July 17th 2017. This festival is celebrated on Marine Day in Japan. Over 40 mikoshi (portable shrines) are paraded through the night to arrive on the coast at Southern Beach where they are blessed in a Shintio ritual before being carried into the waves to be purified.

Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
Filename
dc hamaorisai matsuri -201707172020.jpg
Copyright
© Damon Coulter-all rights reserved
Image Size
5496x3664 / 10.7MB
Contained in galleries
Hamaorisai Festival, 2017 Hamaorisai Matsuri
A Mikoshi leaves a shrine under a Torii gate before being  carried through the streets at night during the Hamaorisai matsuri in Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan. Monday July 17th 2017. This festival is celebrated on Marine Day in Japan. Over 40 mikoshi (portable shrines) are paraded through the night to arrive on the coast at Southern Beach where they are blessed in a Shintio ritual before being carried into the waves to be purified.