Geihoku region is located in the Northern Hiroshima Prefecture neighboring the Southern region of Shimane Prefecture. Geihoku Kagura’s origin is the Kagura of Iwami region that has its long active history since hundreds of years ago, but after World War II, Shinto rituals experienced some restrictions, Geihoku region’s Kagura was modified for its survival.
Current Geihoku Kagura actors/dancers do not wear masks, the form so-
Geihoku Kagura groups have been trying to preserve the classic spirit as well as venturing into new formats such as including more of the entertainment elements.
|JPA Cultural Repertoires 2015|
|Kimono Wearing Workshop|
|Kimono Modeling Workshop|
|Panoramasian Dance Project|
|Traditional & Folkl Performing Arts in Japan|
|Kimono Show at BBG|