Introduction of The Festival

Oshiotenmangu Autumn Festival Hyogo Pref

Kejishi-no-mai

Eight Kylin lions in the festival, called Kejishi, are covered with black hair from heads to tails. Unlike regular Kagura (Shinto dance) lions, they are wilder animals. The head of Kejishi weighs 5 kilograms and its body weighs 15 kilograms.

Category
Dance
Location(s)
Himeji City Oshiotenmangu
Date(s) of Matsuri
October 14-15
Contact
Oshiotenmangu (079-254-0980)
Access
Two minutes walk from Oshio Station on the Sanyo Railway
URL
Conservation Group
Oshiotenmangu Shishimai Hozonkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture