Gujo Odori

Thirty-two festive nights of dancing

Jul 9th
Sep 3rd
Venue: Gujo Hachiman When: Jul 9th - Sep 3rd 2022

The Gujo dance festival started over 400 years ago and now it's known as one of the largest summer dance festivals in Japan.

The festival is held for a period of thirty-two nights from mid-July to the beginning of September. During the four days of Obon (an August festival commemorating one's ancestor), locals and tourists, regardless of skills, dance together in a big circle through the night until the morning.

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Yuka Takada

Yuka Takada @yuka.takada

Japan is a great country to visit for everybody from all over the world! Every tourist will find its rich local cultures, foods and beautiful natures especially in its small local areas. Gujo in Gifu, my hometown, is one of them!  Please come and experience part of our very unique life style with us!  

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Elena Lisina 2 years ago
Festivals in Japan are very cheerful! :D