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Shishimai lion dance of Susa Shrine    

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The festival of Susa Shrine in Chida, Arida City, is also called Chida Matsuri, is the most attractive festival in the Arida region, and is held for two days on October 13 and 14 every year.

This festival is called Chidas Fighting Festival, too, and rampancy can be seen in the passage of omikoshi or big festival portable shrine, and there is the divine service of throwing red sea bream, and others.

The shishimai lion dance dedicated at the festival is the performance art for tengu or long-nosed goblins and oni or ogres to dandle shishi or lions, and the shishi enters at the important scenes of the festival and allows the divine parade to proceed.

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