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Kasukabe Eisa Festival live to your living room 2020!
June 6 @ 10:00 - June 7 @ 17:00Free
The Kasukabe Eisa Festival has been cancelled for 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. They are planning to air a live performance instead on June 6th. The finer details are not yet available, but you can check the website here for the most up-to-date information.
Eisa is a type of folk dance from Okinawa. It is a significant and intricate feature of Okinawa customs and cultures. The Kasukabe Eisa Festival gives attendees to witness the unique style and the proud celebration of Okinawa’s revered tradition.
2019 Kasukabe Eisa Festival information
The Kasukabe Eisa festival is a two day event celebrated annually in early June. This year the dates are Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd. On June 1st the festival will take place from 11 am to 5.30 pm. Sunday June 2nd the festival hours are 10 am to 5 pm. On both days the festival is carried out at Kasukabe’s “Fureai Cube”.
On both days they will have eisa performances as well as other dance and music performances including Yosakoi and Taiko. There is a children’s eisa performance too. During the two day festival you can purchase Okinawan food and drink. There will also be a visit from the Okinawan tourist board’s mascot.
During the two day festival they will have crafting events, such as the opportunity to make your own Okinawan amulet. More information about that is available on Facebook (Japanese language only):
Kasukabe Eisa Festival Access
An approximate Five minute walk from the Tobu Line Kasukabe Station west exit
Map, official website and other information in the grey details box at the bottom of the post.
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