Asir Cep Nomi, the traditional Ainu welcoming ceremony for new salmon is held in various locations throughout Hokkaido in September. The ceremony is also held in Sapporo at the Toyohira River. Details for this year's event are below.
30th Asir Cep Nomi
The traditional Ainu ceremony Asir Cep Nomi will also be held this year.
Through this ceremony, we hope you will think about living in harmony with nature, sharing its joy, and imagine how this might connect to the future. Please join us.
Date: September 11 (Sunday)
09:00 - Ceremony preparation
11:00 - Ceremony and Traditional dancing
14:00 - Exchange concert
Place: Toyohira River riverside, Ohashi Bridge upriver
Minami 7-jo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Organized by: Sapporo Ainu Culture Association, Asir Cep Nomi Executive Committee