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Kiyokawa-tempo Shrine

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The “Nanouchi Shishimai Dance” dedicated at this festival is designated as a prefecture-designated intangible folk cultural property which performs a splendid dance.

This shishimai dance is famous to be the northernmost point in the prefecture as it inherits the lineage of Ise Daikagura. After the Meiji era, it faced a crisis of disappearance several times, but it was revived with the enthusiasm of the local people. Two dances together with flute and the drums. It was designated as a prefecture-designated intangible folk cultural property in March 1976.

It takes place every year on November 1st or the Sunday just before November 1st.

Nov 1th or the Sunday just before Nov 1st every year

Address : 1367 Kiyokawa Minabe-town Hidaka-gun , Wakayama
Phone number : 0739-74-8787