Introduction of The Festival

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The Shinto dance in Maruoka Town, Sakai City started when Arima Kiyozumi, assigned as a lord of the town in 1695, brought Shinto dancers from Hyuga district, where he governed. According to the Japanese mythology, the first emperor Jinmu is originated from Hyuga district, located in Kyushu island.

Category
Dance
Location(s)
Maruokacho Noue, Sakai City
Date(s) of Matsuri
The third Saturday and Sunday in September
Contact
Access
Fifteen minutes taxi ride from JR Maruoka Station
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Conservation Group
Noue Hyuga Kagura Hozonkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture