Nagoya Dohyo Construction Begins


Hand-Built For Competition

Reports from the Nippon Sumo Kyokai’s twitter account that the construction of the dohyo in Nagoya has begun. Each dohyo is hand-built from specific soils compressed and rammed into shape. On Saturday afternoon, it will be consecrated is a solemn ceremony that sanctifies the platform and infuses it with prayers for prosperity and safety.

More from the kyokai’s twitter feed below