An Ancient and Graceful Dance of Male and Female Lions
Iizuka City Daibu area, Fukuoka
Last Saturday and Sunday in September
Daibu Hachimangu Shrine
A male and female lion dance gracefully in prayer of perpetuation of one's descendants and for a bountiful crop to the accompanied rhythm of flutes and drums. Danced at the ceremony of releasing captive animals at Daibu Hachimangu Shrine.