Introduction of The Festival

Yanagidajinja Autumn Festival Fukui Pref

Hatta Shishimai

The festival features Shishimai (Kylin lion dance) dedicated to the Yanagida Shrine in Hatta village. Kylin lion dances include Akumaharai-no-mai (exorcism dance), Turugi-no-mai (sword dance) and Sanbanso-no-mai (third player’s dance). The lion dances are said to have started around the Edo period (1603-1867 A.D.).

Category
lion dance
Location(s)
Hatta, Echizen Cho, Fukui Prefecture
Date(s) of Matsuri
May 5, October 4, November 3
Contact
Access
URL
Conservation Group
Hatta-ku, Hatta Seinendan
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture