Iki Kagura (Shinto Theatrical Dance of Iki Island) (いきかぐら)

Shinto ritual performance with 700 years of tradition and history, performed exclusively by the Shinto priests.

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Kagura is a religious performing art with a long tradition and history dating back to the Muromachi period. Differing from other regions, on Iki both the dance and music are performed only by the Shinto priests. In August and December, spectacular grand kagura performances are held at the shrine over a 7- to 8-hour timespan.

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Address 811-5202 長崎県壱岐市石田町筒城仲触1885
TEL 0920-45-3002(壱岐神楽保存会(住吉神社))
Parking Parking lot available
Access 10 minutes by car from Ashibe Port
Website http://shrine.ikikankou.com/english/kagura/


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