【Hiroshima・City】"Tour of Aki" COOL HIROSHIMA "Shishimai" Lion Dance Experience

【Hiroshima・City】"Tour of Aki" COOL HIROSHIMA "Shishimai" Lion Dance Experience

Plan ID:19741
Provided by:​ ​​ ​Net Market Japan Corporation Ltd.

Price list

12,550Yen ~ (tax included)

2 to 3 people · Fee per participant
広島 / 広島・宮島
ガイド付きツアー
  • Hand-held OK
  • Operation available - rain or shine
  • Children can join

Description of plan

Experience shishimai - a lion dance performed during the festivals and events to bring good luck and drive away evil spirits.​ ​
Dancing with a lion mask on your head is to purify yourself and drive away devils, prevent disasters and diseases.
It is an ancient tradition in Japan practiced all over the country.
In this lesson you will dance shishimai for the music of a good harvest.​ ​

※ English interpreter provided​ ​

A lesson by Yoshiyuki Kodani, a leading person of Hiroshima shishimai.

You will watch Kodani's gokoku-hojo dance and then learn various dance movements wearing a lion head.
A real lion head mask (shishigashira) is made of wood and scratches easily, so we use training masks for the most part of our lesson.​ ​​ ​
Of course, you can try to hold and wear a real mask.

Let's become a lion - a servant of God and drive away evils.

Tour Steps​ 1

① Assemble
②Introduction of shishimai, its meaning and explanation of a lion mask.​ ​
③Music performance of "Gokoku-hojo dance", a major dance celebrating a good harvest.​ ​
④Lesson starts. Warming up with gentle stretch.
⑤Learn basic movements of shishimai.​ ​
⑥ Let's dance "Gokoku-hojo"
⑦Practice various actions of a lion (Grooming, sleeping and eating)
⑧Holding and wearing of a lion head mask used for festivals.
⑨A commemorative photo shooting.​ ​
⑩End・Dissolve

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Information

Minimum number of people 2 people
Number of people who can book 2 to 8 people
Schedule Closed on Sat, Sun, public holidays, the first and the last day of the year.
Start time 15 minutes before the starting time
Assemble point 〒730-0051
Hiroshima Fashion College 1-4-8 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima
Reservation deadline Before 7 days until 23:59

Advance preparation

Clothings and must-bring items Nothing in particular.​ ​
About rental items Free rental of all necessary tools.

Facility information

Changing room Restroom shower
Hot spring Locker Hairdryer
Parking Lot convenience store/
supermarket

Access and map

Location

1-4-8 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture 730-0051

How to reach by train

From JR「Hiroshima Station」
· Hiroden 2, 6, ⇒ 2 minutes on foot from "Kamiya-cho-nishi"station

About price

Basic charge

2 to 3 people · per participant 12,550yen
4 to 8 people · per participant 10,780yen

※Prices including all taxes.
※ This is the basic charge.
* Prices may vary depending on the schedule, so please see the price list displayed after selecting the date.

Included in price Experience fee, instruction fee, a souvenir, English interpreter, insurance, consumption tax

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About payment Please pay in cash on the day
Payment method The ways assigned by operators.
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About cancellation fee The cancellation fee will be required in accordance with the policy below.
One day before: 50%
On the day: 100%
The cancellation without prior notice: 100%
Cancellation by operators.

Others

Other notices Website of Yoshiyuki Kodani
https://oto-mai.jimdo.com/
Hiroshima Fashion College
http://www.hfsc.ac.jp

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Starting time 09:30 16:30
Participating age5 才~70才
Time required 1-2 hours
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ScheduleClosed on Sat, Sun, public holidays, the first and the last day of the year.
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