[Photoblog] Okina Dance at Narazuhiko Shrine

This dance is said to be originated from an old dance in Nara Period
Original dance was performed to a god as an offering to cure disease,
which Kasugaoh (son of Shikino-miko, a Manyo poet) was suffering. 
Now, this dance is designated as a significant intangible folk cultural asset of Japan. 
Taken is dance of 3 okonas at Narazuhiko Shrine. 
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