Introduction of The Festival

Atagi Festival Wakayama Pref

Kamiatagi Shrine Spring Festival

This is one of the few festivals held in spring in Wakayama Prefecture. It features two types of Kagura (Shinto music and dancing), Yatsuhachi and Chigo-no-mai (children’s dance). Yatsuhachi is also performed by two children who use chopsticks during the dance.

Category
Portable shrine・Dance
Location(s)
Ubuyugawa, Hidakagawa Cho, Wakayama Prefecture Kamiatagi Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
April 28-29
Contact
Access
Forty five minutes bus ride from JR Kiigobo Station to Tairabashi bus stop, and five minutes walk from the bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Atagimatsuri Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture