When: Beginning of November.
Where To Stay: Kagoshima Hotels
The two day long Ohara Matsuri Dance Festival in Kagoshima, Japan features thousands of performers dancing to local folk music.
Considered Kagoshima’s biggest festival, the Ohara Matsuri incorporates dance parades and taiko performances, as well as staged dances at the Terukuni Omote-Sando. The main event, the So-odori, is the big dance parade on the first night of the festival between 6:30p.m. and 9:00p.m. between Takamibaba, Izuro and Sanbashi-dori, around Tenmonkan.
For visitors and tourists, dance classes are held at the city hall.
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