Introduction of The Festival

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Bon-odori in the three districts, Ohara, Musashi and Nishikawa of Totsukawa Village, is called “Oodori” (big dance), which is a type of “Furyu” (colorful and contemporary) dance. Bon is a Buddhist custom to honor the spirits of one’s ancestors.

Category
Dance
Location(s)
Totsukawamura Ohara, Nara Prefecture / Totsukawamura Musashi, Nara Prefecture
Date(s) of Matsuri
August 13 - 15
Contact
Access
Two hours thirty minutes bus ride from JR Shingu Station
URL
Conservation Group
(日本語) 十津川村小原武蔵西川大踊保存会
Note
Important intangible folk cultural assets designated by the national government