EVENT

Naki-zumo - Baby Crying Contest

Naki-zumo - Baby Crying Contestの写真1

2017.4.29(Sat)

Sumo wrestlers hold up babies in a sumo ring who compete against each other by crying. People wish for the children to grow up healthy and strong. The event was first held to commemorate the five-year anniversary of the reconstruction of the statue of the 9th Ichikawa Danjuro, a famous Kabuki actor portrayed in his role as Shibaraku.

Location
Senso-ji Temple near the Shibaraku Statue
Date
April 29, 2017
TEL

Asakusa Tourism Federation
TEL:03-3844-1221

Access

Senso-ji Temple - Shibaraku Statue:
・8 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Asakusa Station
・8 min. walk from Tobu Skytree Line Asakusa Station
・10 min. walk from Toei Subway Asakusa Line Asakusa Station
・8 min. walk from Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station

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