February 3rd is the day of Setsubun. Setsubun signifies the ending of winter and the beginning of spring. It is believed that *oni come when the seasons change in Japan. To get rid of the oni, people scatter roasted soy beans both inside and outside of their houses.
*Oni: a devil-like creature from Japanese folklore.
On February 3rd, we going to have Setsubun Shrine Tour.
【Setsubun Shrine Tour】
DATE: February 3rd 2020
PLACE: 1F Meeting room of Hotel Asia Center of Japan
It is free of charge, no reservation required.
We hope you all come and join us!