Presentation on theme: "節分の日 “Setsubun no hi” Day of the changing seasons."— Presentation transcript:
節分の日 “Setsubun no hi” Day of the changing seasons
What is it? Setsubun ( 節分, Bean-Throwing Festival or Bean-Throwing Ceremony) is the day before the beginning of spring in Japan.springJapan The name literally means "seasonal division", but usually the term refers to the spring Setsubun, properly called Risshun ( 立春 ) celebrated yearly on February 3 as part of the Spring Festival ( 春祭, haru matsuri ? ).Risshun ?
Mame Maki For good luck eat the number of beans that corresponds to your age…throw the rest at the oni!
“Oni was soto, Fuku wa uchi!” This phrase that is said during mame maki translates to “Devils out, happiness in”
And now a moment of silence… Each year, it is a tradition in my house to eat a sushi roll, a big fat one, in complete silence. It is recommended to face in a certain direction. Each year is different.
Eho-Maki It is customary now to eat uncut makizushi called Eho- Maki ( 恵方巻 ) (lit. "lucky direction roll") in silence on Setsubun while facing the yearly lucky compass direction, determined by the zodiac symbol of that year.
So what are you waiting for A few activities to consider: 1. Read the article 2. Put the sentences in the correct order 3. Write 1 and 2 in Japanese 4. Make the mask 5. Eat the beans 6. Throw the rest 7. Eat the sushi roll 8. Be happy