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Tokyo Koenji Awaodori Dance Festival 2017

* This video was shot in the past.

This event is held at the end of August (last Saturday). It is the second biggest dance festival after “Tokushima-shi Awa dance” but the first around Tokyo.
Every year have gotten popularity than before year. Now many people come from Tokushima where main place of Awa-dance and join the event. It means this event attracts people who live in far from Tokyo. Visitors are more than 1.2 million people and above Tokushima-Awa dance viewers. This event and Asakusa-Samba carnival that hold at the same days every year are getting representation of summer festival of Tokyo. 10,000 people dance together and this is known as main event of summer in Tokyo!!

Held Place
Nagashi-Dance
There are 8 places where people are dancing around Ko-enji Station and Shin-Ko-enji Station. They are Center-theater, East-theater, Paru-theater, Momo-zono theater, Look first theater, and Look-second theater.

Butai-Dance
At Seshion-Suginami, Za-Koenji and this will be held before Nagashi-Dance (morning to noon). If you hope entering Seshion-Suginami, you need reservation by the previous day. (You can reserve ticket by ticket-guide and so on) but Za-Koenji you can get ticket only on that day.

Last updated: 19 July, 2017

26 August, 2017 - 27 August, 2017

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The circumference of Koenji st.

4-48-2, Koenjiminami, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 166-0003

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