Monday, April 9, 2012

Residents of Henza Island pray to the ocean for prosperity at Sangwacha

On Henza Island in Yonashiro, Uruma for three days from March 24, or March 3 on the lunar calendar, the traditional ceremony sangwacha was held. On nakanuhi, or the middle day of March 25, a tudanuiyu ceremony was held to pray for a good catch, safety, health and prosperity, and the nanzamoi ceremony to cross the ocean to Oiwa Nanza, which is located to the east off of the island.

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