【Notice: Event information in Tsurumi Ward】8/18 (Sun) (Michijyuneh)
On August 18 (San), we have the festival called “Michijyuneh* ” at Naka Dori Shopping Street. In this festival, you can see the parade, dancing “Acer” which is Okinawa’s traditional performing art.
* Michijyuneh: The word “Michijyuneh” is a changed one with a local accent from the word “Michizure” which means fellow travelers. It also means the people watching the parade can walk and dance together. Drum music, dancing and their make-up of Sanajah (Chondarah) are the highlights.
August 18 (Sun)
The parade starts at Okinawa Bussan Center, Naka Dori Shopping Street.
Okinawa Bussan Center, (3-74-14, Naka Dori, Tsurumi-ku)
You can ride on Yokohama City Bus from No.3 bus terminal for Line No. 15 via Mukaicho at Tsurumi Station East Exit.
It’s near the bus stop of “Naka Dori 3-Chome ” .
Around 18:00 :
At the Yokohama Shinkin Bank Ushioda branch, the parade turns back and returns to the starting point. (55, 1-Chome, Naka Dori, Tsurumi-ku)
Around 20:00 :
The parade returns to Okinawa Bussan Center.
We will dance “Kachahshih”. (This is the dance to share our joy after a celebration such as a festival in Okinawa).
It does not matter if you do not understand how to dance. Let’s dance together, imitating people there.