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Aoba Festival 2022

To celebrate Kobo Daishi Kukai’s birthday,

Special events are held for the first time in three years.

Prior to the Main Festival (12th June),

a variety of events are held for two days.

A Buddhist mass celebrating Kobo Daishi Kukai’s birthday

is held on his birthday, 15th June at Daishi Kyokai.

(Fri) June 10th : Koyasan Kindergarten children’s Parade

          [10:00 ~ ] Kongobuji Parking lot ~ Daien-in


(Sat) June 11th: Pre-events by Youth

           Branch of the Koya town

                              Chamber of Commerce and Industry

          [10:00 ~] Dancing and wadaiko drum Performance

                              at Kongobuji Parking lot

          [17:00 ~]Floats parade through Koya town (see the map below)


(Sun) June 12th: Aoba Festival by Koyasan Hosan-kai

          [12:00 ~ ] Procession

                   Ichinohashi ~ Kongobuji Parking lot

                   Senjuin Crossing ~ Kongobuji Parking lot

          [14:00] Complimentary address at Kongobuji Parking lot

                            ::Abbot of Kongobuji, Head Temple

                            ::Koya Town Mayor

           [14:30] Rice cake throwing at Kongobuji Parking lot

(Wed) June 15th: Buddhist mass

          [9:00 ~ ] A Buddhist mass celebrating the birthday of

                         Kobo Daishi Kukai is held at Daishi Kyokai


- Koyasan Cross-cultural Communication Network (KCCN) 0736-56-2270

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