January 07, 2019
Literally, a word of "shishigashira" means "lion head" in Japanese. It is used for "shishimai (lion dance)" in Japan, one of the traditional Japanese performing arts. It is often performed with drum, flute, and cymbal to drive away evil spirits at New Year and festival day. There are various shishimai shapes, dances, and music in each region. It requires skills and practices but is worth trying.
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February 22, 2021