Introduction of The Festival

Takagitenpojinja Autumn Festival Wakayama Pref

Myounouchi-no-shishimai

The festival features Shinto ritual dances of Shishi (Kylin lion) and Oni (devil), wearing a mask of long-nosed goblin, dedicated to the deity. It also features a portable shrine by children, which local people are familiar with.

Category
lion dance・Portable shrine
Location(s)
Takano, Minabe Cho, Wakayama Prefecture, Tenpojinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
Fourth Sunday of October
Contact
Access
Thirty minutes drive from JR Minabe Station
URL
Conservation Group
Myonouchi Tsurugi-no-mai Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture