Nov/2 - 3, 2019 The 68th Ohara Festival

Sightseeing information about Nov/2 - 3, 2019 The 68th Ohara Festival in Japan.

Nov/2 - 3, 2019 The 68th Ohara Festival (The 130th anniversary of Kagoshima City)4.1

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 from 11/2 '19 to 11/3 '19


Ohara Festival is a dance festival held at Tenmonkan in downtown Kagoshima, and it is one of the biggest festivals in southern Kyushu. This year, the festival takes place to commemorate the 130th anniversary of Kagoshima City.
Approximately 20,000 dancers dance in unison to traditional music such as the Ohara-bushi (a popular tune of Kagoshima) and the likes. Also, you can enjoy watching a taiko drum performance, a traditional performing art, and a parade of marching bands.

Venue : Higashi-sengoku-cho, Kagoshima City (around Tenmonkan)
Dates : November 2 - 3, 2019
Dance Zone : Tram line between Takamibaba, Izuro and Sanbashi-dori
Access :
-15 minute walk (towards Tenmonkan) from JR Kagoshima Chuo Station
-Take the city tram and alight at Takamibaba station

Nov. 2, 18:45 - 21:00
dance parades, taiko performances, the ceremony
Nov.3, 10:20 - 17:00
Kagoshima's traditional dance parades, taiko performances, a dance contest, and more

PurposeFestivals,parade,let's hang out!
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