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Prefecture designated intangible folk cultural property
Classification Ken dance
name Doji Hinako Ken Dance
Designated date August 1, 1989
Holding group Doji Hinako Ken Dance Preservation Society
location Wakamachi Kitakami City

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Doji Hinako-Ken Dance is one of the Hinako Ken Dance performed in the Waga region. While the demon sword dance in this region has the heroism of young boys, while the girl-centered dance and drumming are performed, the rendition of the nembutsu is also performed, and it is a religious such as the virgin dance that serves God and the soul. It is an important performing art that also has It is derived from the fact that it was transmitted by the Great Buddha in Heian period, but in any case, it is a kind of Nembutsu Ken dance type performing arts of Feng Nen Buddha dance, and some of Nembutsu distributed from Hanamaki City to Morioka City became independent. Conceivable. In fact, even in the middle of the Meiji era, when traveling around the villages in the middle of the Meiji period, it is said that the Hinako Ken dance came after the Ohori that built the fifth floor tower. There are eight performances, from seven beats to twenty-nine beats, and the composition of the performing arts is in the order of "street", "transfer", "honmai" and "street". It is currently dedicated to the Inaba Shrine's annual festival (September 15).

Main performance place

Goto Inari Shrine Regular Festival (September), Inaba Shrine Regular Festival (September)