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Daino Bangaku

Location: Iwase-Daino, Odate City
Site(s) of performance: Inari Shrine
Date(s): January 1
Designation: City-Designated Intangible Folkloric Cultural Property
Category: Shishimai and Bangaku
Daino Bangaku is performed as an offering at Inari Shrine, the main shrine of the community, on the first day of January. It is said to have started in the Edo era when a traveling performer (or a priest) taught villagers how to dance, but there is no record to substantiate the theory.

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