Introduction of The Festival

Hachiman Shrine Autumn Festival Fukui Pref

Shishimai

Shishimai (lion dance) at Hachiman Shrine features a unique movement. They dance as if they are rolling balls on the floor. And special training of other movements such as ears and mouth are required for the dancers.

Category
Dance
Location(s)
Akasaki, Tsuruga City Hachiman Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
Middle of September
Contact
Access
Eleven minutes taxi ride from JR Tsuruga Station
URL
Conservation Group
Akasaki Shishimai Hosankai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture