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.”

Event Dates Early September every year (tentative)
Event Details Every year September 1–3
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: Jul.31.2019

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