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10 upcoming events
The History of Okinawa's Fine Arts

The History of Okinawa's Fine Arts

Oct 20th - Jun 27th

A special exhibition at the Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum looks at the history of Okinawa's Fine Arts, and the event..

Okinawa 1 ¥400
Paantu Festival in Okinawa

Paantu Festival in Okinawa

Early Oct

Okinawa's Miyakojima island celebrates the Paantu festival – an ancient form of exorcism involving supernatural creatures,..

Okinawa 2 Free
Naha Tug-of-War Festival

Naha Tug-of-War Festival

Mid Oct

Every October, Naha hosts its annual Tug-of-War Festival, where competing teams face off with a 200-meter long rope – a Guinne..

Okinawa 2 Free
Itoman Winter Illuminations

Itoman Winter Illuminations

Mid Dec - Early Jan

Itoman illumination is kind of a giant music box, every child's dream come true. There are car and panda car rides for kids,..

Okinawa 1
Nago Cherry Blossom Festival

Nago Cherry Blossom Festival

Late Jan

Being Japan's southernmost prefecture, Okinawa's cherry blossoms, or sakura, bloom in the months of January and February...

Okinawa 3 Free
Ayahashi On-The-Sea Road Race

Ayahashi On-The-Sea Road Race

Late Mar

Ayahashi annual on-the-sea road race, for both competitors and social runners; family-friendly

Okinawa ¥3,500
Ryukyu Lantern Festival

Ryukyu Lantern Festival

Early Dec - Late Mar

It is said that in many moons ago in China, women were not allowed out of the house at night, except on the 15th day of the Ch..

Okinawa 14 ¥600
Okinawa International Movie Festival

Okinawa International Movie Festival

Mid Apr

The annual Okinawa International Movie Festival is a chance to showcase both international and domestic films, and highlight the..

Okinawa 2

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