An Awa-odori dance festival held in Shimokitazawa (called Shimokita for short), a town in the western Tokyo, popular among young Japanese.
Awa-odori is a unique folk dance originally started in Tokushima Prefecture of Shikoku Island. The feature of Awa-odori festival is that dancers and musicians parade through streets while dancing synchronously in lines. Awa-odori dance is so popular that the dancing events are held in many cities in Japan.
Shimokitazawa Awa-odori dance Festival
August 18(Fri) - 19(Sat) 2017 from 18:30(6:30PM) to 20:30(8:30PM)
Location: Shimokitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Shimokita Awa-odoriofficial website http://www.shimokita-awa.com/
About Shimokitazawa by JNTO http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/location/regional/tokyo/shimokita.html
From Shinjuku(Odakyu Railway): Take the Odakyu-sen train 小田急線 (Kyuko Express) and get off at Shimokitazawa station (About 7 min ride)
From Shibuya (Keio Railway): Take Keio Inokashira-sen train 京王井の頭線(Kyuko Express) and get off at Shimokitazawa station (About.4 min ride)