Toshi no Ichi (Osame no Kannon) Battledore Market December 17, 18, 19, 2022 [Th…

In Edo, the market in December is the most prosperous among the three big markets every year, and it was called the Toshi-no-ichi.

Date: December 17 (Sat), 18 (Sun), 19 (Mon), 2022 10:00-19:30
Location: Senso-ji Temple precincts


*A hexagram battledore, decorated with the silhouette of a bell in red to ward off evil.
It is sold for 500 yen at the Battledore Preservation Society in front of the Hozomon Gate.
Comes with zodiac hand towel and mask. First 2000 people

* Rokushaku Battledore Tezuka Manga x Kabuki in front of the Hozomon Gate
10 characters from Osamu Tezuka's manga will appear on one battledore.
This is a battledore market prior to the exhibition at the Kabuki Gallery on the 4th floor of the Kabukiza Theater in January.
will be published in"Photography is also possible."

*Painted battledore in front of the main hall: 500 yen with feathers
*Tegata battledore: In front of the main hall, 1,000 yen with feathers
*Commemorative photo with a geisha at the Battledore Preservation Society in front of the Hozomon on the 18th and 19th (14:00-16:00)
Please bring your camera.
*Battledore memorial reception: 10:00-19:00 at the reception on the left side of the outer sanctuary of the main hall (until 15:00 on the last day)

Toshi-no-ichi for New Year's was limited to Asakusa until the middle of the Edo period. On the other hand, Senso-ji Temple's fair is held on the 18th of each month, and both the 17th and 18th are the last fairs of the year, and are also days of pilgrimage to Kannon to give thanks for a safe year and wish for a good year next year. It was an annual event in Edo, showing even more liveliness.Samurai families and large merchants should have their retainers and servants carry guards and long-sleeved kimonos, rush into Asakusa in droves, buy at the same store every year, and drop by a restaurant on the way home to show off their spirit. It seems that it was touted like a profit.After the Meiji period, people began to purchase New Year's supplies at regular stores, and the atmosphere of Toshi-no-Ichi gradually faded. I'm here.



*This post automatically translated by google translator*


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