Wakamiya Hachiman Shrine-like festival

Wakamiya Hachiman Shrine Wind Festival かざまつり
People dedicate a "Daidai Kagura" dance (Shinto theatrical dance) and pray for an abundant staple grains harvest
Shrine is erected in 1672 (Kanbun 12). shinshusanuraisumashi of Sagami Tsurugaoka, Kamakura Hachiman shrine escapes from war in 1347 (Shohei 2), and mischief gets seven bureaucrats and comes to our district. Mikoshi possessed in the Shinto shrine precincts is prefectural designated cultural assets. As a whole, by part of black lacquer coat vermilion lacquer coat, trace of gold leaf decoration is seen in door, handrail, carving with designs. Dance "Daidai Kagura (Shinto theatrical dance)" (daidaikagura) said to that it began in Wakamiya Hachiman Shrine erected to the north and south morning service charges in the life of the Tenpo era is shown. "Daidai Kagura (Shinto theatrical dance)" is appointed by intangible cultural asset.
It is said that we perform every year on last Sunday in August to protect from natural disaster damage of farm products.
  • Name Wakamiya Hachiman Shrine-like festival
  • Schedule The last day of the every year Aug day
  • Location Higashine-shi Wakamiya Hachiman Shrine
  • Contact information Higashine public hall
  • Phone number 0237-42-0107
  • Access From Sakurambo-Higashine Station car eight minutes
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[Last updated] July 12, 2018
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