Held a summer event “Goldfish Festival” to enjoy in a space surrounded by goldfish-shaped lanterns “Goldfish Neputa”


Hoshino Resort Aomoriya, an inn where you can fully enjoy the culture of Aomori, will hold a summer event “Shigakko (* 1) Goldfish Festival” from June 1st to August 31st, 2021.
At this event, there will be a new “Goldfish Scooping Stall” that you can enjoy at the stalls with Goldfish Neputa. At the goldfish scooping stall, wooden barrels containing goldfish are prepared, and participants can enjoy goldfish scooping. We will also prepare a “rental goldfish” for renting a fishbowl containing colorful goldfish.
* 1 Meaning of ice in the dialect of Aomori

In Aomori, there is a lantern called “Goldfish Neputa” that is displayed all over the city during the summer festival. It is said that this is derived from the goldfish called Tsugaru Nishiki, which was once kept by the Tsugaru clan only by the feudal lords, and is said to have been made by people longing for it. It has been. Inspired by the goldfish Neputa, Aomoriya devised an event where you can feel the coolness of the hot summer with the excitement of the summer festival atmosphere.

>About Goldfish Neputa

"Goldfish scooping stall" to enjoy the summer festival in the goldfish scooping competition

Introducing a new stall with a large goldfish Neputa on the roof. Participants scoop goldfish from a wooden barrel containing goldfish within a time limit of 3 minutes and compete for the number. Since the daily standings are posted, you can challenge to the top. The scooped goldfish can be placed in a fishbowl for rent and can be monopolized during your stay.

Goldfish scooping at the actual festival is a condition to take home, but at Aomoriya, the staff keeps it every day, so there is no need to worry about it. In addition, in order to avoid crowding and close contact, wooden barrels are handed out one by one. You can challenge goldfish scooping while maintaining social distance.

Time: 16: 00-21: 00
Location: Jawamegu Square
Price: Goldfish scooping once 300 yen (excluding tax) * Goldfish bowl rental is 400 yen (excluding tax)
Time limit: 1 time 3 minutes
Capacity: Up to 6 people at the same time

4 points to enjoy the Shigakko Goldfish Festival

1. Experience an extraordinary space surrounded by goldfish Neputa

Decorate the Jawamegu Square with more than 450 goldfish Neputa. Aomoriya’s goldfish Neputa is an original expression of the long and large tail fins of Tsugaru Nishiki, and when hung, it looks more elegant than the usual one. The “Goldfish Neputa Lantern Corridor” that fills the ceiling and walls vividly and the red and black “Giant Goldfish Neputa” that is about 3m high create an extraordinary space.

Time: All day
Location: Jawamegu Square
Price: Free

2. “Goldfish Neputa Ice Cream” that looks just like Goldfish Neputa, which cools down with a chill.

Using cassis sorbet, apples, and candy apples, it expresses the goldfish Neputa swimming in a tub. You can enjoy the refreshing taste of sorbet and the crispy texture of apples at the same time.

Time: 19: 00-22: 00
Location: Yotte-Mare Sakaba
Price: 900 yen (excluding tax)
Remarks: Depending on the situation, the cooking content and time may change.

3. Japan’s only “goldfish for rent” who loves goldfish in the room

You can choose your favorite fishbowl from the fishbowl containing colorful goldfish. In the guest room, you can spend a cool time while watching the goldfish swimming gracefully in the water.

Time: 16: 00-21: 00
Location: Jawamegu Square
Price: A set of 500 yen (excluding tax)
Included: Goldfish (2-3), fishbowl, air pump
Remarks: Depending on the situation, it may be canceled.

4. Goldfish-patterned yukata to enjoy the summer festival from the outfit

In addition to more than 30 types of yukata, we will prepare a yukata with a goldfish pattern so that you can enjoy the summer festival more. Wearing your favorite yukata and enjoying the summer festival from your outfit will be a memorable memory.

Time: 15: 00-20: 00
Location: Jawamegu Square
Price: Adults 500 yen / Children 300 yen (excluding tax)

Overview of “Shigakko Goldfish Festival”

Period: June 1st-August 31st, 2021
Target: Guests only
Price: Free admission
Time: All day
Remarks: The time varies for each program.

Highest level corona countermeasure declaration

[1] Hygiene management
At Hoshino Resorts, as part of our corona measures, we take the following measures in consideration of our customers’ health and public health.
・ Temperature measurement at check-in
・ In addition to normal guest room cleaning, cleaning and wiping with alkaline electrolyzed water inside the hotel
・ Alcohol for disinfection is installed in all guest rooms in the building.
・ Alcohol disinfection of fingers for all customers when entering the restaurant
・ High-temperature cleaning of tableware (plates, glasses) and cutlery (80 degrees or higher), disinfection cleaning of meal trays
・ Install partitions such as panels and vinyl sheets on the front
・ Wear a mask when serving customers in the hall
・ Thorough management of staff health and hygiene (temperature measurement and record confirmation before going to work)
・ Humidifiers that maintain a humidity of 40% or more are installed in all guest rooms (excluding facilities in Hoshinoya Tokyo and Okinawa Prefecture).
・ QR code of menus in restaurants (all facilities of the world brand)

[2] 3 Dense avoidance
We take the following measures to create a stay that avoids the three “denseness” of closed, dense, and close.
・ Visualization of “3 dense” that shows the degree of congestion in the large communal bath on a smartphone and implementation of a congestion prediction service
・ Restrictions on admission and entry in places where congestion is confirmed during your stay
・ Manage restaurant congestion and decentralize entry time
・ At the time of check-out front payment, entry restrictions will be implemented as appropriate.
・ Deployment of CO2 (carbon dioxide) concentration measuring instruments in public spaces
・ Thorough ventilation according to the design of the building, such as natural ventilation and mechanical ventilation

>[Hoshino Resort] Corona measures summary

Hoshino Resort Aomoriya
A hot spring inn where you can fully enjoy the culture of Aomori festivals and dialects with the concept of “Nore-sore (* meaning full in Aomori dialect) Aomori-a story of people”. On the site of about 220,000 tsubo, there is also a park dotted with ponds and old folk houses, where you can enjoy meals and various activities.
56 Furumagiyama, Misawa City, Aomori Prefecture / 236 guest rooms
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