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Shishi-Mai lion dance of Iiyama

This is a lion dance named Tenka-ichi Kanpaku style, which is a three-lion dance with two-male and one-female lions performed to the sound of flute in group of three people wearing a lion’s mask who are beating small drums attached in their stomach. The dance is dedicated to Aso-jinja Shrine of Iiyama on August 15 every year.


Tenka-ichi Kanpaku-ryu On-kami Shishi-mai (World No. 1 Kanpaku Style God Lion Dance)

Souen Shishi-Mai lion dance