Aug 9, 2014

Shanshan Matsuri (Umbrella Dance Festival) in Tottori Pref. - OPENING CEREMONY, PARADE - WASH OUT

Shanshan Matsuri (Umbrella Dance Festival) in Tottori Pref.

OPENING CEREMONY, PARADE - WASH OUT

9th - 15th August, 2014 | in Tottori Pref.  

The Shan-Shan Festival is the largest festival in Tottori. For its main attraction, about 4,000 participants perform the dance. The origin is said to be a ritual rain-making dance carried on for centuries. The bells attached to the umbrellas make the sound of "shan-shan," so the dance was named the Shan-Shan Umbrella Dance.  



# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/140810shanshan.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  ››  http://tottori-shanshan.jp/



鳥取しゃんしゃん祭

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