Kawanishi Folk Tale Group

Theme : Folklore Area : Okitama, Kawanishi

The Kawanishi Folk Tale Group functions on the principles of their motto: “friendship, fun and peace!” Their main events are monthly meetings and yearly recital of old folk stories. The recital is also attended by members of the Komatsu Children’s Folk Class. The old folk tales are also performed at elementary schools, nursing homes, local community centers and at other events. Efforts are also being focused on publishing the book, “Kawanishi folk tales (handed down by word of mouth) – A long, long time ago” and the collection, recording and history of old childhood songs.

CopyrightYamagata Pref
ProductionYamagata Prefecture Lifelong Learning Culture Foundation