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Zentsuji Lion Dance

12 Local Styles of Lion Dance

  • City

    Zentsuji City, Kagawa

  • Period

    A spring grand festival

  • Location

    Shrines in Zentsuji City

  • Introduction

    A performance of blended tempos, with the body of the lions made from multicolored oilcloths with different designs for each performing group. There are generally 4 styles of dance in Kagawa Prefecture -- Ikari-Jishi ("furious lion"), Botan-Kuzushi ("peony tree destruction"), Mitatsu-Ryuu ("3 dragon style"), Fufu-Jishi ("married lions"), but 12 unique styles have been passed down over the generations in the area surrounding Zentsuji Temple.

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大阪芸術大学/笹真優美 Osaka University of Arts/Mayumi Sasa