Etchu Owara Kaze-no-Bon(To be held in 2022)

Enjoy the sad Owara Dance

  • Feel the relaxed dignity of the Owara Dance in the daytime

The Etchu Owara has been handed down over more than 300 years in this village nestling between the mountains in the southwest part of Toyama City. Both a song and a dance, it is lyrical, refined and elegantly plaintive. Several thousand paper-covered lamp stands line the old-fashioned townscape of lattice-doored old wooden houses and storehouses, as men and women dressed in happi coats and yukatas dance through the hillside village, accompanied by shamisens, kokyus (traditional Japanese string instruments) and taiko drums. You will be enchanted by the calm dreamlike atmosphere. The street performance is held in each district.
The Owara Kaze-no-Bon festival will be held for the first time in 3 years after being canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid-19.

  • The dynamic male dancers are an added attraction

  • At night the Owara Dance assumes a subtle and profound beauty

  • The dance is performed in each district

Etchu Owara Kaze-no-Bon(To be held in 2022)

Event date 2022/09/01~2022/09/03
Time Presently undecided (Please wait for more information)
Place Owara street performance: Yatsuomachi district, Toyama
Owara stage performance: Yatsuo Elementary School ground(Canceled for 2022)
Address 2898-1 Yatsuomachi Kamishinmachi, Toyama City, Toyama
TEL 076-454-5138 (Toyama Yatsuo Tourism Association) *Only available in Japanese.
Price Owara stage performance: Reserved seating ¥3,600, Free seating ¥2,100(Canceled for 2022)
Access 12 minutes by bus from JR Etchu-Yatsuo Station
*Free shuttle bus runs between the station and the festival area.
35 minutes by bus from Toyama Station
25 minutes by car from the Toyama Airport
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Remarks ■about OWARA Kaze-no-Bon from "Travels in Toyama" (blog).
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