Shibuya-Kagoshima Ohara Matsuri

The Shibuya-Kagoshima Ohara Matsuri takes place annually near Shibuya Station in May and it is a reproduction of Kagoshima’s biggest festival of the same name. It’s used to promote Kagoshima tourism and cultural ties to Tokyo. More than 2,000 dancers dance along the Dogenzaka and Bunkamura-dori main roads for almost 3 hours from 1:20 pm to 4 pm.



Photos: Junko Nagata ©