Tokyo events for Monday, February 3 to Sunday, February 9, 2020
The week starts off on a lucky foot with several Setsubun “bean throwing” festivals around Tokyo. February also welcomes the early spring blooms of plum trees and certain types of cherry trees.
Setsubun Mamemaki (Bean Throwing) Festival
Every year, Setsubun—a lively bean throwing ceremony—takes place across Japan to mark the end of winter and the coming of spring. The bean throwing element helps ward evil while bringing luck and prosperity. Head to Zojoji Temple for the festive action.
Setsubun Mamemaki (Bean throwing) FestivalDates:3rd Feb, 2020
Bean Throwing and Dance of the 7 Lucky Gods
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