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Kakunodate
Kakunodate

Feed Bon sasara tourism event

Sasara Mai of Kakunodate

角館のささら舞

[Dates: every year on August 15, 2008 -

Sasara to tell four hundred years of history in now is the name that you want to call in this region of the lion dance.
It referred to as the "Sasara", "Sasara dance" from the fact that dance while sounding the wooden instrument that, 400 years ago, used to go in for demons scare off standing at the top of the matrix at the time of the Kunigae of Satake is not marked the beginning you.
Today it is danced in order to pray for a good harvest and good health as events of Obon.

※ Shiraiwa Sasara (prefecture designated intangible folk cultural property)
※ Shitagawara Sasara(prefecture designated intangible folk cultural property)
※ Hirokunai Sasara(city designated intangible folk cultural property)
※ DoNoguchi Sasara (city designated intangible folk cultural property)

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