関西在住の外国人家族のための遊び場情報サイトです。
This website is to provide information about Kansai to foreign families.

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NATIONAL HOLIDAY & EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER.

  • kik_title-1.gif●Sept. 18th Respect-for-the-Aged Day
  • ●Sept. 23rd Autumnal Equinox Day

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Sept. 9th

Karasu-zumou Uchitorishiki in Kyoto

Kamigamo Shrine 上賀茂神社

Children take part in sumo wrestling.
TEL:075-781-0011

Sept. 14th-15th

Kishiwada Danjiri Festival in Osaka

http://www.rekishikaido.gr.jp/

Yamate Area, Kishiwada City 岸和田市

Near Kumeda, Shimomatsu, or Higashi-Kishiwada Stns. on the JR Hanwa Line
It is festival to pray for a good harvest, Danjiri floats are pulled at great speed through the city. The Gyoki Mairi pilgrimage to Kumeda Temple,
held in the morning of the 10th, is in memory of the great work of the priest Gyoki, who created Kumeda Lake about 1 300 years ago.

Sept. 16th

Yoshitsune Festival in Kyoto

Kurama Temple 鞍馬神社

It is a festival that celebrates the legend of Samurai Yoshitsune.
There is a kendo event.
Noh is performed outdoors on the Osaka Castle grounds.
TEL:06 6941 1717

Sept. 18th 25th

Meigetsu Festival in Kyoto

Shinto music using the biwa, harp & flute & dancing are performed in the front of the main shrine..
Hirano Shrine-¥500 for green tea & sweets.
Kitano Tenmangu
Shimogamo Shrine-¥1 000 for green tea 6 sweets.
Kamigamo Shrine
Yasaka Shrine

Sep.t 19th-22nd

Autumn Festival in Hyogo

Ikuta shrine 生田神社

Tea ceremony, a small festival, martial arts demonstration, etc. is held.

The middle of September.

Kangetsusai in Osaka

Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine 住吉大社

A moon festival is held.
There is a dance by children from Sumiyoshi.
TEL:06-6672-0753

Aug. 23rd -24th

Sento Kuyo Nenbutsu-ji Temple in Kyoto

From 530-830 pm, for ¥1 000 people can light up a candle near one of the many small Jizosans. It is free for elementary school students & younger.
TEL:075-861-2221

Mid to late September

Kobe Nankin-machi Mid-Autumn Festival

http://www.nankinmachi.or.jp
TEL:078-332-2896 (Nankin-machi Shopping Arcade Promotion Association)