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Do you start becoming interested in Japanese performing arts? The more you know about it, you will notice that it is a profound traditional arts. We are grad if you have a little interest.
Today, let us introduce about Hakajishi of Same-Kagura.
This time we introduce to you about Hakajishi of Same-Kagura. Hakajishi of Same-Kagura, which has been handed down in Aomori, is a folk-cultural property. It has a tradition of over 200 years. You can see a great variety of programs, from the Gongen-Dance, there. For example, there are Bon-Dance, Kojishi, Kanemaki and so on.
Hakajishi is one of its programs and told remains of a mixture of Shintoism and Buddhism. People who visit to their grave hold a memorial service to pray for the souls of their ancestors with the lion dances to the pathetic word of mouth and musical accompaniment played on traditional Japanese instrument.
Hakajishi of Same-Kagura is performed the Obon of 14th and 15th on August. Why don’t you see the plaintive expression of lion live?
How do you like it? We hope those information we’ve provided you today about Hakajishi of Same-Kagura stir up your interest for Japan.
Next time, We’ introduce to you about Honkai Shishimai Bangaku.