Hinoemata KabukiHinoemata Kabuki was first performed in the late Edo period (1603-1867) when villagers went to Ise for pilgrimage and adopted kabuki they had seen and heard in Kamigata and Edo for village entertainment. Designated as an important intangible folk cultural asset by the prefecture in 1999, Hono Kabuki has entertained villagers at festivals in May and August.
The Hinoemata StageThe Hinoemata Stage, on which the kabuki is performed, was erected in front of the Chinju Shrine and designated as a National Important Tangible Folk Cultural Property in 1976.
Date of performances:・Atago-shin Ceremonial Kabuki May 12: Free・Chinju-jin Ceremonial Kabuki Aug. 18: Free・Kabuki Evening: 1st Saturday in September: 1,000 yen (free for guests staying in Hinoemata Village)
*The content may be subject to change or cancellation in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19*Details will be posted on the Oze-Hinoemata Tourism Association website under "Notice" approximately one month prior to the performance.