Yamaya rice planting dance

Shiwa Town

Central Iwate


A small New Year event in which prayers for a rich harvest are offered to the god of rice fields. It depicts a year's worth of rice cultivation through 12 dances and Kyogen, and has been designated as a national important intangible folk cultural property.

100 Yamaya Kariko, Shiwa-cho, Shiwa-gun (Shiwa-cho/Yamaya District Village Center)
From around 13:00
Shiwa Town Board of Education Lifelong Learning Division Phone number 019-672-2111

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