Shanshan Matsuri (Umbrella Dance Festival) in Tottori Pref.
13th - 15th August, 2015 | in Tottori Pref. The Shan-Shan Festival is the largest festival in Tottori. For its main attraction, about 4,000 participants perform the dance. The origin is said to be a ritual rain-making dance carried on for centuries. The bells attached to the umbrellas make the sound of "shan-shan," so the dance was named the Shan-Shan Umbrella Dance. official website ›› http://tottori-shanshan.jp/