What is Yamaga garden lantern dance preservation meeting?
We are made only with Japanese paper and paste and we raise tradition craft "Yamaga garden lantern" handed down from the Muromachi era to head and turn on light, and "Yamaga garden lantern dance" to show elegant, beautiful dance is known as folk art representing Kyushu, Kumamoto widely.
On August 15 and 16, major event "Yamaga garden lantern Festival" of Yamaga-shi is carried out every year. Above all, dance of light which is fantastic by "1,000 garden lantern dances" that 1,000 women dance of tourist get a lot of looks.
Establishment is 1957 in "Yamaga garden lantern dance preservation meeting" group which we store this garden lantern dance and succeed to. We are active in about 35 members now.
This meeting consists of district with dancer, and young women practice two times a week at the center through the year, and dancer acts for technical improvement and successor upbringing every day.
National festival and event include request for much appearance and are doing about 200 times a year of appearance in home and abroad.