Iki Kagura (Shinto Theatrical Dance of Iki Island)

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.


Address 811-5192 長崎県壱岐市郷ノ浦町本村触562番地
TEL 0920-45-3002(壱岐神楽保存会(住吉神社))


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