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Shobu-sai (Iris Festival) 菖蒲祭 / Bugaku (Ancient Court Dance and Music Ritual) 舞楽
5th May 1pm

Shobu-sai (Iris Festival) 菖蒲祭 / Bugaku (Ancient Court Dance and Music Ritual) 舞楽

-Iris- The 5th day of the 5th month (May 5) is called "Shobu-no-sekku" (Festival of the Iris) or "Tango-no-sekku" (Festival of Boys). It is one of the five seasonal festivals. -Ancient Court Dance and Music- This is a reference to dances performed with traditional court music (gagaku) accompaniment. Bu means dance, and gaku means music. Originally bugaku was not only for entertainment but also as an offering for kami.


28th May 10am
Shirahata-jinja-reisai (Shirahata Shrine Festival) 白旗神社例祭

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