Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori
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.
|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.|
|Address||4-chome Koenji Minami Suginami-ku, Tokyo|