Introduction of The Festival

Onioi Dengaku Hyogo Pref

“Onioi” means kicking off devils and “Dengaku” means a style of dancing and music originally performed at agricultural festivals. Onioi Dengaku in Kongoin Temple features two devils of red and blue. They dance around the temple to exorcise and purify for the year while swinging torches and big weapons.

Category
Protection from evil・For a good harvest
Location(s)
Kamimanganjicho, Kasai City Kongoin
Date(s) of Matsuri
January 8
Contact
Access
Thirty five minutes taxi ride from JR Amaji Station
URL
Conservation Group
Tokoji Tsuinashiki Oyobi Taasobi Hozonkai
Note
Important intangible cultural assets designated by the National Government