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Traditional performing arts of Niigata City "Kagura"    

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Entire story: 24 minutes
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Kagura handed down in Niigata City include daidai kagura of Izumo school and shishi kagura.

Daidai kagura introduced in this video film expresses mythologies and legends observed in Kojiki or The Ancient Chronicles and Nihonshoki or The Chronicles of Japan. There is tayu-mai, which is danced by adults, and chigo-mai, which is danced by children.

Various kagura dances that include both the sublime and the ridiculous are introduced together with scenes of various kagura dances in Niigata City.

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