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Himiijishi

A Refined Dance Befitting the Prefecture of Lion Dances

  • City

    Toyama

  • Period

    Mainly in April and September

  • Location

    Regional Shinto Shrine Festivals

  • Introduction

    A variety of Centipede Lion Dance passed from generation to generation in the Himi city area where 5 to 6 people are under the lion's body curtain. The lion fights with a Tengu ("long-nosed goblin") wearing an Eboshi hat, and together they perform a Shishi-Goroshi ("lion slaying") dance.

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大阪芸術大学/藤原綾香 Osaka University of Arts/Ayaka Fujiwara