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Date 2017,Feb 10th(Fri)〜12th(Sun)

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The Namahage Sedo Festival is combination of the Shinto "Saitousai" ritual held on January 3rd at the Shrine in Kitaura, Oga City and the traditional "Namahage" event.This Festival began in 1964 and in held on the second Friday,Saturday and Sunday of February every year at the Shinzan Shrine.
This Festival contain some performances, observation of the Namahage' New Years' visit, "Sato no Namahage", in which Namahage appear in different masks and costumes, and Namahage Daiko Drumming as folk tradition.
In front of the Sedo bonfire, Namahage Dance music created by Baku Ishii (a modern dancer) and his son, Kan Ishii(the composer),is played dynamically.
At the end of the festival, it's fantansic to see the Namahage with torches coming down from the snowy mountain. After coming down the mountain, the Namahage walk around the shrine among the many visitors, and the Festival ends.

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