Shirasagi no Mai Performance April 12, 2020 (11:30 a.m. 2:40 p.m.)


Scheduled for Sunday, April 12, 2020
1st time: [Departure from Denhoin 11:00 am → Nakamise → Sensoji Temple main hall] Perform at 11:30 am on the west plaza in front of the main hall
2nd time: [Departure from Denhoin at 2:00 pm → Orange Street → Kaminarimon Street → Kaminarimon → Nakamise → Sensoji Temple Main Hall] Perform at 2:40 pm on the west plaza in front of the main hall

Shirasagi's dance was revived by the Asakusa Tourism Federation in 1968 as a commemorative event for Tokyo in 1968, during the ceremony of the Sensoji Temple Keian Enki Emaki in 1652.
It is said that the rituals of the hermit dance were originated from the Gion Festival of Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto and have been handed down for over 1000 years to eradicate the plague, and it was said that it was very prosperous. In 1369) Ouchi Hikisei appeared as a ritual of the Gion Festival in Yamaguchi when he built Yasaka Shrine from Kyoto in Yamaguchi, and Masanori Yoshimi, a castle lord in Tsuwano, Shimane Prefecture, was moved from Yamaguchi in 1542. Today, it is famous all over the country.Sensoji Temple's “Shirasagi no Mai” is a reconstruction of the Keizai Enki ceremony ceremony ceremony, based on the orthodox tradition of Kyoto. Three warriors, one stick, one bait, one large umbrella, one shirasagi. 19 dancers, guardian children, and others, dance and parade while performing “Singing the Egret”.

*This post automatically translated by google translator*


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