Introduction of The Festival

Kylin lion dance in Nonaka Wakayama Pref

Nonaka-no-shishimai is said to be the lion dance first performed when Nagase clan, a local ruling family in Nakahechicho Chikatsuyu in Tanabe City, joined the war by taking the side of Otonomiya Imperial Prince Morinaga around 700 years ago.

Category
lion dance
Location(s)
Nakahechicho Nonaka, Tanabe City, Chikanojinja, Tsugizakuraoji
Date(s) of Matsuri
January 2-3, November 3
Contact
Access
To Tsugizakuraoji; sixty minutes bus ride from JR Kiitanabe Station to Nonaka-ipposugi bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Chikanoshishibudan
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture