Apr 20, 2017

Negi-no-mai, Tenso-jinja Shrine, Ota-ku, Tokyo

Negi-no-mai, Tenso-jinja Shrine, Ota-ku, Tokyo

21th April, 2017 | at Tenso-jinja Shrine, Ota-ku, Tokyo
Masked priests perform sacred dances to the tune of drum music for a good harvest of the year.

A traditional dance to repel evil spirits and wish for fertility is held at Tenso Shrine every year on April 21st. After the dance, a ritual called “Oyubana” is performed, which is said to have begun in the Edo period.  

# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170421negi.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://ota-tokyo.com/tenso-shrine-negi-dance/


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