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Kaizawa Kagura-Shishi

Location: Kami-Kaizawa, Fushimi, Chokai-machi, Yurihonjo City
Site(s) of performance: Various places in the community
Date(s): August 14
Designation: City-Designated Intangible Folkloric Cultural Property
Category: Dai-Kagura
This shishimai (lion dance) belongs to the school of Ise Dai-Kagura. Dancers and musicians take part in the performance. One of the dancers puts his own head in the lion head and three dancers dance in the lion’s body. Music is played with drums, Japanese flutes, and gongs.

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