Introduction of The Festival

Shishikui Gion Festival Tokushima Pref

Shishikui Gion-matsuri-no Yamaboko Gyoji

Yasaka Shrine of Shishikui has been called one of Japans three Gions.The other two are located in Kyoto and Bingo Tomo. The festival in Shishikui features noh dances by children, Yatsuhashi dance and shishimai dance. This is accompanied by a parade of danjiri or floats, which is composed of three danjiris(Kinpeinaka, Akindonaka and Washizuminaka) and Sekibune. In addition, there is a parade of yamaboko or decorated floats.

Category
Floats・Parade
Location(s)
5 Kubo Kubo, Kaiyo-cho, Kaifu Gun, Tottori Prefecture Yasaka Jinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
July 16-17
Contact
Access
Two minutes walk from Shishikui Station on Asa Seaside Railway
URL
Conservation Group
Shishikui Gion-matsuri Yamaboko Hozon Kai
Note
Intangible folk cultural properties designated by the prefecture