Introduction of The Festival

Hirohachiman Shrine Autumn Festival Wakayama Pref

Hirohachimanjinja-no-dengaku

The festival features Dengaku (ritual music and dancing), named Shippara Odori, and unique Shishimai (lion dances). One lion consists of three piggyback dancers so as to make a tall lion. It is said to have started in the early Edo period.

Category
lion dance・Parade・For a good harvest
Location(s)
Kaminakano, Hirogawa Cho, Wakayama Prefecture, Hirohachiman Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
September 30 – October 1
Contact
Access
Five minutes drive from JR Yuasa Station
URL
Conservation Group
Hirokawacho Kotengeino Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture・Selection of prefectural intangible folk cultural properties that need measures such as making records