Introduction of The Festival

Kuta Hanagasa Dance Kyoto Pref

Kuta-no Hanagawa Odori

Hanagasa (flower hat) Dance is a Buddhist dance and also a type of Furyu-odori dance offered to the deity at Shikobuchi Jinja in Kuta, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City. Ten or more young men with flower hats chant while dancing to Taiko drums and gongs.

Category
Dance
Location(s)
Kuta, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City Shikobuchi Jinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 24
Contact
Kuta office of Sakyo Ward Government (075-748-2020)
Access
Eight kilometers walk from Keihan bus stop Katsuragawa-umenoki, which can be reached from Keihan Demachiyanagi Station (2 hours bus ride)
URL
Conservation Group
Kutahanagasaodori Hozonkai
Note
Important folk cultural assets designated by the National Government