Introduction of The Festival

Higashioizu-no Okashira-shinji Mie Pref

Okashira Shinji is a Kylin lion dance ritual being held in many places in Japan for a long time. The event in Higashioizu area features a series of lion head action, which absorbs local people’s disaster or evil and gets burned at the end.

Category
Protection from evil・lion dance・Dance
Location(s)
Higashioizu Satonaka Jinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
Saturday in the beginning of January
Contact
Access
Ten minutes drive from Kintetsu Akeno Station
URL
Conservation Group
Higashioizuchokai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture