is a ritual music and dancing performed in Shinto shirines and Buddhist
work song of rice planting developed into "dengaku."
it was set to "zatsu-gei" miscellaneous dance and music of old
Japan, and special Buddhist monks appeared as the performer.
performed also on the festival of a shrine. As
a New Year's festive decoration, an artificial crane and turtle and etc.
were attached attached to "i-gasa," a bamboo hat.
decoration on the bamboo hat is call "furyu (=elegance)."
afterwards, the festive decoration changed and it was set to "kasa-hoko,"
float with an umbrella, and "tsukuri-yama," float with
decoration, which appears in a festival now. There
are also a decoration of the state of a dinning table and others which
variously expressed the interesting forms . The
composite figure in the photograph was produced making reference to "Nenchu-gyoji
Emaki" an annual events picture scroll.