15 of the "Togyoku-mei" (=Enthronement Act) of Meiji Era
specified that the "Taikyou (=a grand banquet)" should be
performed when the greeting of accession to the throne and "Oname-sai"
were completed. "Taikyou"
is the word used for a banquet held for the Crown Prince and ministers
in ancient times. And
Emperor's banquet was called "sechie" (=court banquet).
came to be used according to the new ceremonial rule of Meiji.
banquet consists of the ceremony of the 1st day, the ceremony of the 2nd
day, and further with the ceremony of the night banquet.
shows "Taiheiraku," a "bugaku (=a court dance and music),"
which is performed at the night banquet; "Manzairaku" is also
performed there. "Manzairaku"
is auspicious performance which a world is peaceful and phoenixes dance.
dance is counterclockwise,and 4 or 6 dancers, who wear "kasane
shozoku (=costume)," perform as a group.
costume is also referred to as "tsune shozoku"or "hiramai
dancers wear "tori-kabuto" and red "ketteki no ho"
in the style of "kata kataginu." Under
the "ho," the dancers wear the "hanpi and "wasureo,"
" shitagasane" "omote-bakama," which is long and
bundled with a string, "kakutai (=leather belt)," "fugake",
"shitozu" (=socks), and "shikai" (=shoes) ."
costume considered to be exactly the one of the Heian Era is inherited
to this day.