Introduction of The Festival

Yamakawacho Kamiyo-otakara-odori Tokushima Pref

A dance performed to pacify and give repose to dieties in the ancient capital of Kyoto was brought to Yamakawacho in Tokushima Prefecture as Kamiyo-otakara-odori. During the course of the transmission the purpose was changed to a prayer for good harvest and rain making.

Category
For a good harvest・Dance・Rain making
Location(s)
Kawahigashi, Yamakawa Cho, Yoshinogawa City Kawatahachiman Jinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
October 12
Contact
Kawata Hachiman Jinja
Access
URL
Conservation Group
Yamakawacho Kamiyo-otakara-odori Hozon Kai
Note
Intangible folk cultural properties designated by the prefecture