Thursday, April 4, 2019

Sansa Odori

 taiko beat while dancing Sansa odori

original text by Hesti Setiarini, executive summary by darmansjah

Sansa odori dance is one big celebration Morioka city, the capital of Iwate Prefecture, held on August 1 to 4. Around 10 thousand drummers taiko (drum), piper and dancers who sing and dance while beating the taiko, flute along the main street of town Morioka. In fact, the Guinness Book of Records has recorded as a celebration Sansa odori drummer encouraged throughout the universe.

Sansa dance originated from the legend of evil demons were punished by the god of the temple Mitsuishi. Satan vowed not to repeat his actions again by putting his hand on a rock. Population very last revelers danced around the stone. It is said that 'the stone and hand' (iwa and te) that the origin of the name of Iwate Prefecture.

Brightly colored costumes, taiko drummers and a piper a diameter of 50 inches and weighing up to 6-7 pounds as hypnotizing the audience who witnessed the roadside. Late in the strains of music and dance movements. That dance Sansa, marchin band with a giant traditional Japanese costume.

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