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Kagura Dancers at Kitazawa Hachimangu

Posted in Japanese Traditions, People, Places by tokyobling on October 8, 2014

At the annual Kitazawa Hachimangu festival last month I saw these great looking dancers performing at the shrine stage, the kagura. I do not know the names of the styles they represent, but it is all part of the traditional Nihon Buyo. Some of them are comical, others are serious or mythical.








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  1. Timi said, on October 10, 2014 at 6:16 pm

    I remember how simple can a dance be and those takes the most practice.. 🙂 They are gorgeous, you caught them at the right times :3


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