Kanomizu no Kakeodori寒水の掛踊
This traditional event, held on the second Saturday and Sunday in September, has been conducted at Hakusan-jinja Shrine in Kanomizu district for some 300 years. Taking on various traditional roles of Kamishimo, Nengi, Kagitori, Otomo, Oridaiko and Okame etc. over 100 local men offer forth a grand kake-odori dance performance. The portion of the programing involving four young men wielding 3.6 meter long bamboo shinai decorated with flowers is particularly worth seeing.
Gifu Pref. Gujoushi Meihoukanomizu 1203-1 [map]
- 2018/9/8-9 12:00-16:00Scheduled
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Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
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Gifu Main Areas
Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan's greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture's traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.