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Awa Odori Dance Festival


If you are around Tokushima Prefecture in Japan in August, don't miss the Tokushima Awa Odori Matsuri! It is part of the Obon festival and attracts more than 1 million visitors every year. Dances are at the heart of this festival with dancers and musicians performing in the streets wearing costumes and singing. They are also accompanied with traditional music with instruments such as the shamisen and the taiko drums. A memorable event and atmosphere awaits you with the Tokushima Awa Odori Matsuri!

Earlier Event: August 6
Hiroshima Lantern Ceremony
Later Event: August 15
Yamaga Toro Matsuri