Introduction of The Festival

Shishimai in Misaka, Dasai and Shimahime Shrines of Kande Town Hyogo Pref・Kobe City
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Almost all Shishimai (lion dance) in Kobe City is Kagura style, a form of music and dances dedicated to Shinto deities. Kagura style lion dances visit houses in the village for exorcism and purification, which is considered to be originated from Ise dai-kagura, lion dances for dai-kagura plays dedicated to Ise-jingu Shrine.

Category
Protection from evil・lion dance・For a good harvest・Dance
Location(s)
Kandecho Kita, Nishi Ward, Kobe City Shimahime Shrine, Misaka Shrine, Dasai Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
A day before the second Monday in October (Dasai Shrine), two days before the second Monday in October (Shimahime Shrine)
Contact
Access
Twenty minutes taxi ride from Subway Seishinchuo Station
URL
Conservation Group
Kandecho Shishihozonkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the city