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We will give you a unique topic. Especially, we'll introduce to you some information about Japanese performing arts peculiar to a locality.
Probably, some people will think "What is Shishimai?" For such a person, detailed information about Shishimai is on it.
The first Shishimai Series
This time, we introduce about Hagino Shishiodori and Nitayama Shishiodori. The origins are unknown, but they are designated Intangible Cultural Property which is has been handed down in Yamagata prefecture. The distinctive feature of them is its copies an antelope. The song and dancing look almost the same. Just visuals are different. Hagino is a more modest coloring for Nintayama with a colorful impression.
Hagino Shishiodori and Nitayama Shishiodori is performed on every Every August 24 to 26. Why don’t you see a powerful and lively dance from a short distance?
How do you like it? We hope those information we’ve provided you today about Hagino Shishiodori and Nitayama Shishiodori stir up your interest for Japan.
Next time, we introduce to you Sato-Kagura Kotobukijishi.
Let's meet up the week after next♪