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Taishi Den-E and Taishi Den Tourism Festival

The Taishi Den-E is said to have begun at Inami Betsuin Zuisenji Temple around 1710. Today, the event includes a recounting of the life of the Japanese historical figure Shotoku Taishi (Crown Prince Taishi) using hanging art scrolls as well as the opening of a statue of Shotoku Taishi at the age of 2. At the Taishi Den Tourism Festival, you can see traditional dances in the town streets as well as chiseled ice carvings.