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Annual festival held on May 3 by Chikuma Shrine. It is a procession along the shore of Lake Biwa featuring eight 8-year-old girls wearing a "nabe" or pot helmet.The shrine is dedicated to the God of Food and the nabe pot is for containing food offerings to the god.
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Nabe-kanmuri Matsuri held on May 3 by Chikuma Shrine. It is a procession along the shore of Lake Biwa featuring eight 8-year-old girls wearing a "nabe" or pot helmet. The shrine is dedicated to the God of Food and the nabe pot is for containing
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Nabe-kanmuri Matsuri procession held on May 3 by Chikuma Shrine, Maibara, Shiga Pref.
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Girl with nabe-kanmuri helmet, Nabe-kanmuri Matsuri, Maibara, Shiga Pref. Known as one of Shiga's more unusual festivals.
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Taking a rest
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Procession along the shore of Lake Biwa
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Procession along the shore of Lake Biwa
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Girl with nabe-kanmuri helmet, Nabe-kanmuri Matsuri, Maibara, Shiga Pref.
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Chikuma Shrine torii 筑摩神社
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Chikuma Shrine ceremony
     
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