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Shonai Kagura
Address1400 Shonaicho Otatsu, Yufu City, Oita Prefecture
ContactYufu City Commerce, Industry & Tourism Division


Shonai Kagura is made up of 12 different styles of sacred music and dance. It can be divided into two main styles: Shonai District style and Aso Noji style. Both have a faster tempo and festive sounds, and the drums and ohayashi flute performances are lively and exuberant as they attract the ears of spectators.
A regularly scheduled kagura performances take place here at the Kagura Stage within the Shonai Athletic Park on every third Saturday between May and October. Additionally, Shonai Kagura Festival occurs in the fall and features an entire kagura troupe performance.

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