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Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori

Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori

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The area around Koenji station gets excited with cheerful Awa Odori for two days

Awa Odori is the traditional dance of Tokushima with a history that spans over 400 years. Today, Awa Odori is enjoyed throughout Japan with local festivals adopting the name and preserving the culture.
“Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori” was held for the first time in 1957, and will celebrate the 61st this year. It is now one of Tokyo’s summer traditions.
Ten thousand dancers showcase the performance, a crowd of 1 million people cheers, the area around Koenji station overflows with the heat of Awa Odori for two days.

Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori

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Event Name Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori
Venue Surrounding the JR Koenji station and the Metro Shin Koenji station
Dates August 26, 2017 – August 27, 2017
Note The event will be held in case of light rain.
Open Hours 17:00-20:00
Admission Free
Address 4-chome Koenji Minami Suginami-ku, Tokyo
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