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Tama Seseri

START: Jan 3, 2020 END: Jan 3, 2020

For over 600 years, two teams of loincloth-clad men have braved the winter cold to scramble for possession of an 8 kg wooden ball, which, if they touch it, will give them good luck! Victory for the Beach Team is said to ensure a plentiful catch for the coming year, while victory for the Land Team brings a bountiful harvest.

• 1/3 (Fri.)
• 13:00~14:30
• Free
• Hakozaki Shrine (Tamatori Ebisu Shrine → inside Hakozaki Shrine)
1-22-1 Hakozaki, Higashi-ku
092-641-7431
https://hakozakigu.or.jp/

Originally published in Fukuoka Now Magazine (fn253, Jan 2020)

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Published: Dec 17, 2019 / Last Updated: Dec 19, 2019

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