Introduction of The Festival

Uwase Shrine Annual Festival Fukui Pref

Uwasejinja-no-Shinji-geinou

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A traditional Shinto ritual “King’s dance,” which is a typical spring event in the Wakasa area including Mikata and Mikatakaminaka District, is said to have started in medieval times (12th to 16th century).

Category
For a good harvest・For a good catch
Location(s)
Kiyama, Wakasa, Mikatakaminaka district, Fukui Prefecture Uwase Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
Beginning of April (April 8 in 2013)
Contact
Access
Ten minutes walk from JR Kiyama Station
URL
Conservation Group
Uwase-jinja Shinji-geinou Hozonkai
Note
Selection of prefectural intangible folk cultural properties that need measures such as making records