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Iwasaki Bon Dance

Location: Iwasaki, Yuzawa City
Site(s) of performance: The open space in front of Yuzawa Community Center
Date(s): August 16
Category: Bon Dance
There used to be woodcutters from other areas visiting Mt. Yakichi near Iawasaki, who taught the villagers this Bon dance. It is a slow dance mostly with hand movements. It is a Bon dance, performed to appease the spirits of the dead and send them to heaven.

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