EVENT CALENDAR

As of June 2017
(The date is subject to change. Check in advance.)

YEAR MONTH DATES EVENT PLACE
2017 July 2 Mushiokuri Festival Tonosho-cho Hitoyama Tamonji Temple
Early Jul. Mushiokuri Festival Shodoshima-cho Nakayama Senmaida (Terraced Rice Field)
Early Jul. Beach Opening Day All regions on the island
8 till Aug. 31 Cooling Exhibition of Wind-bells and Literature at Tsuboi Sakae Memorial Museum 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
Early Jul. till Aug. 31 Summer School Holiday Event Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
29 The 25th Literature Class at Misaki no Bunkyojyo (wind-bell making) Misaki no Bunkyojyo
August Aug. 1 - 10 Old Classic Toy Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
Aug. 1till Nov. 30 The 15th Open Application for Essays at 24 Eyes Literature Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
5 till 7 Tanabata Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
7 The 37th Shodoshima Festival Tonosho-cho
13 Toshima Summer Festival Ieura Port
14 (on the same day each year) Kawa-meshi [Intangible folk cultural property designated by Shodoshima cho] Shodoshima-cho Kusakabe Betto River
14 (on the same day each year) Yasuda Odori Dance Festival [Intangible folk cultural property designated by prefecture] Shodoshima-cho Yasuda Yasuda Elementary School
15 (on the same day each year) The 37 Shodoshima Festival Shodoshima-cho
September 2 The 12th Candle Night for 34,000 People Former Shodoshima High School Ground
16 (on the same day each year) Azukijima Shrine Auunual Festival At the top of Hoshigajyo
17 The 31st Japan Pumpkin Festival Fretopia Plaza of Fuchizaki, Tonosho-cho
23 Talk Show - Shaberaku2 - Chuo Community Fall of Tonosho-cho
October Oct. 1 till Nov. 30 Olive Festival Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
7 Angel Road Taiko Drum Festival Angel Road Park
8 Farm Village Kabuki of Nakayama Kasuga Shrine Shodoshima-cho Nakayama Kasuga Shrine
11 (on the same day each year) Autumn Festival -Dedication of Drum Stand [Fukuda area] Fukuda Hachiman Shrine
13 (on the same day each year) Autumn Festival –Dedication of Drum Stand [Shikai area] Igisue Hachiman shrin
14 (on the same day each year) Autumn Festival –Dedication of Drum Stand [Tonosho area] Tonosho Hachiman shrine
15 (on the same day each year) Autumn Festival –Dedication of Drum Stand [Fuchizaki area] Tomioka Hachiman shrine
15 (on the same day each year) Autumn Festival –Dedication of Drum Stand [Uchinomi area] Uchinomi Hachiman shrine
16 (on the same day each year) Autumn Festival –Dedication of Drum Stand [Ikeda area] Ikeda Kameyama Hachiman shrine
18 (on the same day each year) Autumn Festival –Dedication of Drum Stand [Ieura area] Ieura Hachiman shrine
21 (on the same day each year) Autumn Festival –Dedication of Drum Stand [Karato area] Karato Hachiman shrine
22 Olive Festival Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
November 3 Kankakei Maple Tea Party Kankakei Summit Station Overview Deck
3 Terraced Rice Field Harvest Festival of Teshima Karato Terraced Rice Field of Karato, Tonosho-cho Teshima
18 Drum Tao Performance Chuo Community Fall of Tonosho-cho
25 The 34th 24 Eyes (24 no Hitomi) and Misaki no Bunkyojyo of Art Show Misaki no Bunkyojyo
26 The 38th Setonaikai Turtle Marathon Tonosho-cho Town Hall of Tonosho-cho Kobe
December 3 The 58th Shodoshima Ekiden Championship The entire island
21 Shimotsuki Daishi Festival Tonosho cho Saikoji Temple
2018 January 1till 3 Hometown New Years Day 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
14 Tondo Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
21 (on the same day each year) Opening of Sacred Temples Tonosho Port through The Main Institution of The Temples (Sohonin)
February Jan. 17 till Mar. 3 Doll Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
Mid-Feb. Olive Meister Exams Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
Feb. 17 till Apr. 3 Tsuboi Sakae Dolls Exhibition at Tsuboi Sakae Memorial Museum 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
March Early Mar. Memorial Service for Righteous Man Heizaemon Hiraii The Hirai Family Cemetery of Shodoshima-cho Ikeda
3 & 4 The 26th Olive Cup Gateball National Competition Road and Seaside Station Shodoshima Furusatomura (Michi no Eki, Umi no Eki)
Mid-Mar. Ryoji Arai Art Workshop Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
12 till 18 Olive Week Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
Late Mar till early Apr. Evening Light-up at Cherry Blossom Festival Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
April Apr.1 till May.5. Boy's Day (Tango no Sekku) 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
1 Okagesama Hiking All around Tonosho-cho Maejima
Early Apr Tea Entertainment of Cherry Blossom Forest (Sakura no Mori Yucha Osettai) Chosikei through Kaerugaike
21(on the same day each year) Spring Daishi Festival Tonosho-cho Saikoji Temple
May 3 (on the same day each year) Hitoyama Farm Village Kabuki Dedication Day (Noson Kabuki Hono) Tonosho-cho Hitoyama Rikyu Hachimangu Shrine
6 Spring Daishi Festival Tonosho-cho Teshima
May 19 till Jun.17 Olive & Herb Fair Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
26 The 41st Shodoshima Olive National Marathon Race Shodoshima-cho Sakate
Late May till mid-Jun. Fireflies Festival in Nakayama Shodoshima-cho Nakayama Tonogawa
June Early Jun. till mid-Jul. Geshi Kannon in Dounzan No.1 Pilgrim Stamp Office of Shodoshim Reijyo/ Dounzan Temple
July 2 Mushiokuri Festival Tonosho-cho Hitoyama Tamonji Temple
Jul. 7 till Aug. 31 Summer Exhibition of Wind-bells and Literature at Tsuboi Sakae Memorial Museum 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
Early Jul. Mushiokuri Festival Shodoshima-cho Nakayama Senmaida (Terraced Rice Field)
Early Jul. Beach Opening Day All regions on the island
Early Jul. till Aug. 31 Summer School Holiday Event Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
28 The 26th Literature Class at Misaki no Bunkyojyo (wind-bell making) Misaki no Bunkyojyo
August Aug. 1 - 10 Old Classic Toy Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
Aug. 1till Nov. 30 The 16th Open Application for Essays at 24 Eyes Literature Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
5 till 7 Tanabata Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
Late Aug. Movie Villate Light Up Enkei x Movie & Music (scheduled) 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
Early Aug. The 38th Shodoshima Festival Tonosho-cho
14 (on the same day each year) Kawa-meshi [Intangible folk cultural property designated by Shodoshima cho] Shodoshima-cho Kusakabe Betto River
14 (on the same day each year) Yasuda Odori Dance Festival [Intangible folk cultural property designated by prefecture] Shodoshima-cho Yasuda Yasuda Elementary School
15 (on the same day each year) The 38 Shodoshima Festival Shodoshima-cho