Tiger dance

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Tiger dance of Kamaishi, Iwate, performed on the street in Kitakami Michinoku Traditional Dance Festival, Kitakami, Iwate
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Tiger dance of Kamaishi, Iwate, performed in the lobby of a hotel, Kitakami, Iwate

Tiger dance is a traditional performing art in which persons wearing tiger costumes dance by themselves or with others.

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References

  1. Tiger dance of Kamaishi, Iwate Archived 2012-09-28 at the Wayback Machine (in Japanese)
  2. [http://toramai.web.fc2.com/ Tiger dance of Ōfunato, Iwate (in Japanese)
  3. Tiger dance of Yokosuka, Kanagawa Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine (in Japanese)