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Kadofusa Jinja Shrine Lion Dancing

門僕神社秋祭り 曽爾の獅子舞

Kadofusa Jinja Shrine Lion Dancing

門僕神社秋祭り 曽爾の獅子舞

Held in the village of Soni at Kadofusa Jinja Shrine to pray for the village’s well-being and a good harvest, groups of villagers perform the energetic lion dance, or Shishimai. Conducted on the Sunday before the national holiday of Sports Day, it has a 300-year history and is a colourful and complex form of traditional entertainment involving seven styles of dance. It is very popular and displays the richness of the local culture and its dedication to artistic performance.

Last update: 2016-11-07

Venue Details & Access Info
Event Location

Kadofusa Shrine

Address

733 Imai, Soni, Uda (Kadofusa Jinja Shrine)

宇陀郡曽爾村今井733(門僕神社)

Access

From Kintetsu Kashihara Station:
- Take the bus bound for Sonimuraykuba and alight at the last stop.

Related VenuesKadofusa Jinja Shrine

Name/address in local language

  • 門僕神社秋祭り 曽爾の獅子舞 Kadofusa Jinja Shrine Lion Dancing
  • address 宇陀郡曽爾村今井733(門僕神社) 733 Imai, Soni, Uda (Kadofusa Jinja Shrine)
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Opening Time & Admissions
Event Date

Early Oct

Opening Hours

8:00 - 12:00

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