Festivals of Japan : Dance

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

Early August every year (tentative)

Shimizu Port Festival

Shizuoka

Early August every year (tentative)

10,000 Eisa Dance Parade

Okinawa

Early August - Mid-August every year (tentative)

Yosakoi Festival

Kochi

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Tamba Sasayama Dekansho Festival

Hyogo

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Bicchu Takahashi Matsuyama Odori

Okayama

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Yamaga Lantern Festibal

Kumamoto

Held on May 3 and 4 every year (scheduled)

Marugame Castle Festival

Kagawa

Every year for the three days of Friday to Sunday in the first week of August.

Kiryu Yagibushi Festival

Gumma

Every year from August 5 to 7

Yamagata Hanagasa Festival

Yamagata

Every year around February

Nagasaki Lantern Festival

Nagasaki

Mid-April every year (tentative)

Hana Haru Festa

Tokushima

Third week in April every year

Nobeoka Daishi Matsuri

Miyazaki

Early June - Mid-June every year (tentative)

YOSAKOI SORAN FESTIVAL

Hokkaido

July 22, 23 and 24

Uwajima Ushioni Festival

Ehime

Early August every year (tentative)

Sansa Odori Festival

Iwate

First Saturday in August

Hyuga Hyottoko Mask Summer Festival

Miyazaki

Mid-August every year (tentative)

The Awa Dance (Awa Odori) in Tokushima City

Tokushima

Every year on August 12 to 14

Sanuki Takamatsu Festival

Kagawa

Every year for three days from October 7 to 9

Nagasaki Kunchi Festival

Nagasaki

Every year on the first Saturday/Sunday of November

Saito Tomb Festival

Miyazaki

Every year on November 2/3

Ohara Festival

Kagoshima

Mid-February every year (tentative)

Hachinohe Enburi

Aomori

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