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Kagura At The Shioya Shrine Festival, Hiroshima

July 21, 2011 David Hurley 0

Our local shrine, Shioya Jinja, in the western outskirts of Hiroshima, held its annual summer festival last Saturday. Summer shrine festivals here in Hiroshima usually include a performance of kagura as the main event. Kagura is a form of sacred Shinto dance in celebration of the seasons and folklore of [Read more…]