Festivals of Japan

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

Etchu-Yatsuo Owara Kaze-no-Bon - Toyama

A prominent Japanese folklore event attended by more than 200,000 people each year. With the melancholy sound of the kokyu fiddle echoing through Yatsuomachi, a sloping town, the men dance passionately and women dance with elegance. Enjoy the distinct dances of each of the 11 districts of the “Old Town.”

Date Sep.1.2017 - Sep.3.2017
Time (Schedule)
《Kaze-no-bon street performances for each district from September 1-3》
Performances conducted along courses determined by each of the districts (11 branches)
(Canceled in the event of rain)
September 1/2:
15:00-23:00 (break for dinner and rest from 17:00-19:00)
September 3:
19:00-23:00
Official site http://foreign.info-toyama.com/en/event/?event_id=36&ret_list_p=1
Location (venue) Individual districts of Yatsuomachi, Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture
Address 2898-1 Yatsuomachi Kamishinmachi, Toyama-shi, Toyama
(Ecchu Yatsuo Hikiyama Exhibition Pavilion)
Venue website http://www.yatsuo.net/kankou/KAIKAN/
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Region Chubu
Category Traditional performing arts

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

update: Mar.6.2017

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