OGIONSAA (おぎおんさあ)

OGIONSAA (おぎおんさあ)

The annual energetic festival which has the history since the Edo era. It is held invoking protection from plague and thriving business.
Men dressed in loincloths and women dressed in happi walk around carrying portable shrines (mikoshi) around Tenmonkan tram street.

The parade by the people dressed in Heian era costume is also fantastic. The Japanese orchestra of Gion Festival evokes the atmosphere. The mikoshi parades follow them.

Start Jul. 22, 2017 〜 Jul. 23, 2017

July 22nd (Sat) 17:00~20:00
@Ten Park (Chuo Koen)
July 23rd (Sun) 11:00~14:00
@Ten Park (Chuo Park) → Tenmonkan Tram Street (Takamibaba ~ Asahidori)

Genre

Summer Festival

Address

Kagoshima city

PlaceAround Tenmonkan
Fee

Free

Contact The Executive (Kagoshima Ogionsaa Shinkokai)
TEL: 099-225-9533
Webhttp://www.kagoshima-cci.or.jp/?p=389
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