Apr 20, 2019

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

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

21th April, 2019 | 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/190421negi.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://ota-tokyo.com/tenso-shrine-negi-dance/


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