Festivals of Japan

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

Sansa Odori Festival - Iwate

The festival’s highlight is the large crowd of dancers dancing in groups to the powerful rhythm of taiko drums and flutes.
The parade for the Sansa Odori takes place in the center of Morioka, and is lead by the Miss Sansa Odori Dancers and the Sansa Taiko Group, who give a dazzling performance and are followed by various different groups. Don’t miss the massive parade of majestic and splendid dances.

Event Dates Early August every year (tentative)
Event Details We are currently considering whether to hold the event this year.
Official site http://www.sansaodori.jp/pdf/pamphlet_english.pdf
Location (venue) Morioka-shi Chuo-dori Street and elsewhere
Address Morioka-shi, Iwate
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Region Hokkaido Tohoku
Category Processions and parades, 踊り

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

update: May.16.2022

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