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Dazaifu Shrine Kyokusui-no-en Festival

START: Mar 6, 2016 END: Mar 6, 2016

From the Heian period, this elegant annual festival sees Waka poets in traditional kimono sit along a stream amongst 6,000 plum blossoms composing poems. But there’s a catch – a cup of sake is set afloat upstream, and when the cup reaches them, they must finish the poem and drink! Secure your seat early!

02 - dazaifu kyokusui-no-en

• 3/6 (Sun.)
• 12:00~15:00
• Free
• Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine
• 4-7-1 Saifu, Dazaifu, Fukuoka
• 092-922-8225
http://www.dazaifutenmangu.or.jp/sanpai/saiten/special/kyokusui

Originally published in Fukuoka Now Magazine (fn207, Mar. 2016)

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Published: Feb 26, 2016 / Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016

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