One theory says that Awa-Odori has developed from the Bon Festival Dance.
Another theory says that it grew from celebration on the completion of
Awa-Odori is held in many cities and towns throughout the prefecture.
Dance performances are held in parks and on the main streets in Tokushima City.
Awa-Odori is held for four days from August 12th.
This is female dance style.
They have more than 950 dance groups.
Beautiful women’s dance
Male dance performed by women
You can enjoy various styles of dancing.
Women join the male dancers.
Drums are important for dancers.
Famous actress in Japan
The dance continues for hours.
Visitors can enjoy the Awa-Odori dance.
Seeing is believing.