scale of "Taiheiraku" is magnificent and the outside looks is
addition, its dignity rises high and it is performed for the most
formalvceremony of the state. It
is a Chinese style dance and is one of the unclockwise dances.
number of dancers is four. The
dress of dancers reminds us of the formal dress of the military man of
Tang time of China. The
dancer wears a red"ho", a helmet, "keiko" to which
the leather of gold leaf are attached, and a big sword.
fastens them with "sekitai (=stone belt)."
dancer also wears are stuck to a The
dancer also wears "kote (=hand protector)," "sune-ate(=leg
protector)," "katakui (=mask)," a strange-looking animal
mask on the shoulder, "harakui (=belt)" and big "gyotai"
to left side. He
carries arrows in "yanagui (=arrow case) " on the back.
dances with a halberd from the predetermined part of the music.