Introduction of The Festival

Gobo Matsuri Wakayama Pref

Suzume (sparrow) odori is a dance dedicated to the deity by Shimogumi team in Gobo City. It is said to be learned from a dance teacher in Kyoto in the beginning of the Edo era (1603 – 1867 A.D.).

Category
lion dance・Portable shrine・Parade・Dance
Location(s)
Sono, Gobo City Shinohachiman Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
October 4-5
Contact
Access
Seven minutes walk from Nishigobo Station on Kishu Railway Line
URL
Conservation Group
Gobo Shimogumi no Suzume Odori Hozonkai
Note
Selection of intangible folk cultural properties that need measures such as making records・Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture