Festivals of Japan

Events across Japan. A collection ranging from traditional to seasonal offerings.

Hachinohe Enburi - Aomori

In this distinctive folk performing art of the Hachinohe area, dancers called Tayu wear beautiful eboshi headdresses resembling a horse’s head, and perform a dance in which they widely swing their heads to pray for a good harvest.
The dance expresses actions related to rice cultivation, and the cute blessing by the children while the Tayu are dancing is particularly entertaining for the audience.

Date Mid February
Official site https://hachinohe-kanko.com/english/10stories/hachinohe-enburi
Location (venue) Central Hachinohe and other locations
Address 1-1-1 Uchimaru, Hachinohe-shi, Aomori
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Region Tohoku
Category Dance, Traditional performing arts

Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.

update: Aug.2.2017

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