Shinmachi Shishi Preservation Society Lion Dance Dedication

On September 13, the Shinmachi Lion Dance was dedicated by the Shinmachi Lion Preservation Society at the Fujisaki Hachibangu Festival, which heralds the arrival of autumn in Kumamoto.✨
On September 13, a lion dance was dedicated by the Shinmachi Shishi Preservation Society.

This festival has a history of more than 1,000 years as a festival in the castle town area, which is one of the priority areas of Kumamoto.

In the lion dance dedication, two lions, a red lion and a yellow lion, dance together.
The graceful, gorgeous, and dignified dance is designated as an intangible folk cultural asset by Kumamoto City.

The Zuibei procession and dedication of decorated horses were postponed to October due to a typhoon.


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