Today in Murayama starting tradition festival (This year celebrating 20 years ) . THis festival is mostly with dancing . There are dancers from different locations .
Traditional hometown dancing is : TOKUNAI BAYASHI dance .
This dance comes with long history . A man called Tonukai Mogami . He was born in Murayama , but went to explore Hokkaido ! He
went to Hokkaido 9 times and did reseach about the place . He received applause about his research . Then in one of the local events Hokkaido people visited Murayama and presented treir dance . Murayama people loved this dance and decided to pursue this as a tradition and gave it a famous reseachers name .
Now this dance in known by everyone . Every
Now this dance in known by everyone . Every little boy until grandmother knows the melody and steps ! (except me ..Bad at dancing )
But this is not the only dance in festival.
Program consist of many :
SHIOGAMA CITY DANCE
FUTSUKA MACHI YAKKO
Today is only the first day , so it should be amazing !