Sugisawahiyama Bangaku (turn music)

Theme : Traditional performing arts Area : Shonai, Yuza

Bangaku is a type of performance that is limited to the prefectures of Aomori, Iwate, Akita, and Yamagata and is said to have started with mountain worshipping ascetics.
The Sugisawa Hiyama Bangaku of Yuza Town is passed down to this day, and is preserved by the townspeople. Its artistic value is highly regarded and has been designated as an intangible cultural asset of Japan.

CopyrightYamagata Pref
ProductionYamagata Prefecture Life-long Learning Cultural Foundation(fndn)