Things to do / Traditional festivals

Miyazaki: Takaharu-no-Kanme

Sacred Shinto Dance, the generic name of Sano Kagura and Haraigawa Kagura, each with over a 400-year tradition, designated as the National Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property.

Schedule & Key events:
● Dec. 7
7 p.m.-7 a.m. Sano Kagura in front of the second Torii gate at Sano-jinja Shrine
● Dec. 14
7 p.m.-7 a.m. Haraigawa Kagura at Haraigawa Kaguraden-mae Hiroba

Location: Sano-jinja Shrine,, Takaharu-cho, Miyazaki

JR Kitto Line to Takaharu Sta., and then take taxi (5-10 min.)

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.