[Aomoriya] “Watsutsu Kaiun Festival,” an event that invites good fortune, and “Tuna Ippon Tsuri Kuji Lottery,” a lottery to catch a tuna, is newly launched.

2023.10.06

Hoshino Resort Aomoriya, a hot spring resort where you can fully enjoy Aomori’s culture, will hold the “Watsutsu (*1) Kaiun Festival,” an event where seven Nebuta Seven Gods of Good Luck will greet you and invite good fortune, starting December 1, 2023.

*1 Aomori dialect means “with all one’s heart”.

Seven "Nebuta Seven Gods of Good Fortune" inviting happiness

The Seven Gods of Good Fortune are known as gods that bring good fortune. The creators of the Nebuta are Ryusei Uchiyama and Ryuho Tatsuta. Visitors can see the Seven Gods of Good Fortune made with Nebuta up close and personal, and taking commemorative photos is recommended.

Tuna Ippon Tsuri-mikuji," a lottery to catch a lucky tuna.

In honor of Ebisuten, the god of fishery among the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, the “Tuna Ippon Tsuri-mikuji” will be held in the motif of tuna Ippon Tsuri. Visitors will receive a tuna fortune when they catch a tuna made with the Nebuta technique using a fishing rod. The fortune is associated with tunas, such as Ootoro (big fortune) and Chutoro (medium fortune), and can be divined in a fun and unique way unique to Aomori.

Fuku-gacha," in which lucky charms and traditional crafts unique to Aomori come out.

When you turn the lever of the lucky gacha, you will find Aomori’s unique lucky charms and traditional crafts in a special capsule.

Limited local sake offerings to celebrate the new year

Aomori has a local sake called “Mutsu Hassen New Year Celebration Sake” that is released every year during the year-end and New Year holidays. The local sake is served to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of a new one.

Hoshino Resort Aomoriya

Number of rooms: 236 rooms, Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 12:00
lodging fees: From 23,000 yen per night (per person per room, double occupancy, tax included, including dinner and breakfast)
Access: 15 minutes walk from Misawa Station of Aoimori Railway, 20 minutes drive from Misawa Airport

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