Nagoya-City 8th Enjoy Festival (Dai-Hachi-Kai Enjoy-sai)
Date : 09/15/2018
Beginners welcome! A Gujo-Odori Dance Festival at Endoji Shopping Street, Downtown Nagoya!
Where the Dance-Maniacs of Nagoya Gather!
Using the Endoji Honmachi Shotengai Shopping Arcades (Endoji Shopping Street) as stage, a veritable crowd of dance fans turn the place into a festive mood by dancing the famous Gujo-Odori! The ten songs of this traditional dance are easy to learn, and during the training time prior to the main event, beginners get to rehearse with the more experienced participants. After that at 6:00 PM, the main dance starts and the great circle of people go dancing and slowly turning around the Yagura center tower, with an indescribable feeling of unity and belonging. The sound of the music with the laughter and the Geta wooden clogs stomping rhythmically echo on the roof of the arcades filling the senses in exhilarating ways!