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Bicchu Takahashi Matsuyama Odori (備中たかはし松山踊り)

 0866210217  Okayama Pref. Takahashishi Asahimachi

A huge folk dance event held from August 14 to 16 each year in front of JR Bicchu-Takahashi Station in Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture. Practically the entire population of the city gets involved. During the event, the streets of the city bustle with spectators and dancers. The dance is ancient and said to have been started in 1648 when Mizunoya Katsutaka was lord of Bicchu Matsuyama Domain to pray for good harvests of the five principal grains as well as the success of local merchants.

Details

Duration
2018/8/14-16 19:00Start
Average attendance
100,000people
Street stall
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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