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Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 10:15 Tsutenkaku
Setsubun (Bean-throwing festival) is held on at Osaka Tsutenkaku-tower. The most commonly performed setsubun ritual is the throwing of roasted beans around one’s house and at temples and shrines across the country. When throwing the beans, you are supposed to shout “Oni wa soto! Fuku wa uchi!” (“Devils out, happiness in”). At Tsutenkaku, 5000 packets,…