Introduction of The Festival

Katata Matsuri Wakayama Pref

The festival features the parade of Kasaboko, which consists of three couples of male and female decoration with classic design of the Muromachi period (1336-1467 A.D.). In addition children’s lion dance (called Yatsuhachi) is performed and dedicated to the shrine.

Category
lion dance・Competition・Parade・Dance
Location(s)
Katata Hachimanjinja shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
November 15
Contact
Access
Ten minutes walk from JR Shirahama Station
URL
Conservation Group
Katata Matsuri Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture