Location: Shitobashi, Mitane Town
Site(s) of performance: The community center
Date(s): August 13 and 14
Designation: Prefecture-Designated Intangible Folkloric Cultural Property
Category: Shishimai and Bangaku
According to the records, an ascetic, Daikyōin Shōzan of the Abe family, went to the Kansai region to study, where he learned the Yamabushi Kagura, which was a kind of dengaku dance. He became the founder of Hiyama Dance (also called Motai Bangaku) and brought his bangaku to this community.
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