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44th Oedo-kakki Parade -Nihonbashi・Kyobashi Festival-

44th Oedo-kakki Parade -Nihonbashi・Kyobashi Festival-

Source: Nihonbashi-Kyobashi Festival Executive Committee

Gather traditional festivals and dance of the whole Japan in Nihonbashi

Nihonbashi was the starting point of “Gokaido” of the Edo period connecting Edo (modern-day Tokyo) to all other parts of Japan as well as the ending point of the Five Routes. In 1972, the parade that perform drum and fife band, stuffed animals, Daimyo-Gyoretsu was held to commemorate the completion of national highway. And later, “Nihonbashi-Kyobashi Festival” is held in October every year, it will be the 44th this year. Traditional festivals, dances, local specialties and regional dishes gather from whole Japan. It’s luxurious festival that Japanese culture is jammed tightly,  the festival is “Focusing the good point of Japan.”

44th Oedo-kakki Parade -Nihonbashi・Kyobashi Festival-

Source: Nihonbashi-Kyobashi Festival Executive Committee

Beginning from the opening parade of the local&public office organizations at Chuo-Dori, 16 teams perform the local traditional festival and dance “Oedo-kakki Parade” is the biggest attractions in the festival.

44th Oedo-kakki Parade -Nihonbashi・Kyobashi Festival-

Okinawa/Eisaa

44th Oedo-kakki Parade -Nihonbashi・Kyobashi Festival-

Yamagata/Hanagasa Matsuri

44th Oedo-kakki Parade -Nihonbashi・Kyobashi Festival-

Toyama/Nankin Tamasudare

44th Oedo-kakki Parade -Nihonbashi・Kyobashi Festival-

Nagasaki/Ja-odori(Nagasaki Kunchi)

Even after the parade, you can enjoy a rich individuality festivals and dance performance at the four locations of the Chuo-Dori.

44th Oedo-kakki Parade -Nihonbashi・Kyobashi Festival-

Shimane/Iwami Kagura

44th Oedo-kakki Parade -Nihonbashi・Kyobashi Festival-

Hokkaido/YOSAKOI Soran

In Shokoku-Orai market, you can buy local specialties, and you can also taste the local cuisine. In addition, it will be held for the first time a rugby charity festival this year. Such as charity auctions and rugby experience corner, it will be made a various events for the purpose that is reconstruction assistance of the affected areas and further spread of rugby.

Details

[Oedo-kakki Parade](Start Point)

[Shokoku-ourai Market]

[Rugby charity festival]

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Event Name 44th Oedo-kakki Parade -Nihonbashi・Kyobashi Festival-
Venue Chuo-Dori (Kyobashi 3 Chome – Nihonbashi Muromachi 3 Chome)
Dates October 23, 2016
Note ※The event will be held in case of little rain.
Open Hours [Oedo-kakki Parade] 11:20-14:30
[Shokoku-ourai Market] 9:30-16:00
[Rugby charity festival] 11:45-14:15
※There is a possibility that change the time and content
Admission Free
Pay for food/drink & product sales at the venue
Address [Oedo-kakki Parade](Start Point)
2-2-8 Kyobashi Chuo-ku, Tokyo
[Shokoku-ourai Market]
1-1-1 Nihonbashi Chuo-ku, Tokyo
[Rugby charity festival]
3-1-1 Kyobashi Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3561-7348(weekday10:00-17:00)
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