The 12 faces Kagura in Sakainomiya

place : Sakainomiya shrine

Period : Schedule on about Sunday, March 22, 2009

Time : about 12:00-17:00

This Kagura [Shinto music and dance] is a festival to pray for the good harvest that have been continued since the middle of Edo period.

It is written "1799" on the oldest mask.

It was revived in 1968 by the young volunteers in the district, though it had been broken off for the decrease of the successors.

12 acts are performed.

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Data

Name
the 12 faces Kagura in Sakainomiya
Access

By train : Getting off at Omigawa Station, JR Narita-line. And 10 minutes on foot

By car : Higashi Kanto Expressway 10 minutes from Sawara-Katori exit

Parking
None
Inquiries
Omigawa Sightseeing Association; Tel.0478-82-1111

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