Introduction of The Festival

Shishimai in Ueno village Wakayama Pref

Kylin lion dance dedicated to the Tomisato Kasuga Jinja shrine is Koga style. The origin is said to be a dance that Hachiromatabe introduced here in the Muromachi period. They dance ten songs to pray for a good harvest and the safety of villagers.

Category
lion dance
Location(s)
Simokawashimo, Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefeture, Kasuga Jinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
November 3
Contact
Access
Seventy minutes bus ride from JR Kiitanabe Station to Tomisato-shisho-mae bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Ueno-no-Shishimai Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture