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Yoshida Kagura

Location: Yoshida, Hinokinai, Nishiki-machi, Semboku City
Site(s) of performance: Isosaki Shrine
Date(s): August 14 (the day of the annual festival of Isosaki Shrine) (no longer practiced at the time of survey in fiscal year 2012)
Designation: City-Designated Intangible Folkloric Cultural Property
Category: Dai-Kagura
This is one of the lion dances that were practiced at the annual festival of Isosaki Shrine. It belongs to the Dai-Kagura School of kagura. The origin is unclear. It was offered as prayer for bumper crops.

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