Introduction of The Festival

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Ise Jingu’s Dai-kagura (Shinto dance) is said to be introduced here in 1718 and handed down by local people as Soni’s Shishimai (Kylin lion dance). It features dances by three major districts in this village; Shishi-odori by Nagano district, San-kagura by Imai district and Tsugi-jishi by Igami district.

Category
Good harvest appreciation・Dance
Location(s)
Soni Village, Nara Prefecture Kadofusa Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
The day (Sunday) before Sports day
Contact
Access
Forty minutes bus ride from Kintetsu Nabari Station to Soniyokowa bus stop
URL
Conservation Group
Kadofusajinja Shishimai Sobukai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture