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Toyohashi-City Ee-Janaika Toyohashi Festival (Ee-Janaika Toyohashi Matsuri)

Date : 10/20/2018, 10/21/2018


  • Ee-Janaika Toyohashi Festival (Ee-Janaika Toyohashi Matsuri)
  • Ee-Janaika Toyohashi Festival (Ee-Janaika Toyohashi Matsuri)
  • Ee-Janaika Toyohashi Festival (Ee-Janaika Toyohashi Matsuri)

Once called simply "Toyohashi Festival", this event changed names to the current title (ええじゃないか豊橋まつり Ee-Janaika Toyohashi Matsuri), which literally means something like "Isn't It Great? Toyohashi Festival". However, the term "Ee-Janaika" has a contextual meaning of "Festive Carnival-like Religious Celebration" in Japan. And that’s exactly what it is: throughout multiple venues around the city, the populace engages in dances both traditional and modern, with ceremonial garments that make for a great sight. Another event is the "Pareka", a term born out of mixing the words "parade" and "carnival". The So-Odori, when everybody starts to dance, is another high point of the event.

EVENT OVERVIEW

Date : October 20th (Saturday) and 21st (Sunday), 2018
Place : Toyohashi City Down Town Area (from Toyohashi Station to Toyohashi Park)
Toyohashi Park
Location : 〒440-0801
3 Imahashi-cho, Toyohashi-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
(Toyohashi Park)
Fee : Free of charge
Phone number : 0532-51-2430

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ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    3min walk from Toyohashi Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Line / JR Tokaido Main Line (board from Nagoya Station).

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