Shikoku

The Awa Odori Musical

This weekend I was lucky to witness the Awa Odori, a traditional Bon dance. It originated in Tokushima Prefecture and is danced to the lively call of “Yatto San, Yatto, Yatto. The dance has a history of about 400 years, and is one of the largest festivals in Japan.

This weekend I was lucky to witness the Awa Odori, a traditional Bon dance It originated in Tokushima Prefecture and is danced to the lively call of “Yatto San, Yatto, Yatto The dance has a history of about 400 years, and is one of the largest festivals in Japan Watch this space for the full story

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