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Candle Night in Shioya Bay


Date: Saturday, July 5, 2015
Time: 17:30-22:00
Place: Special event venue at Shirahama (146 Shirahama, Ogimi Village)

Taking place at Shioya Bay in Ogimi Village, the well-known venue for the Unjami Festival, this eco-friendly candle night event features live music performances, eisa and hula dance shows as well as a canoeing experience.

An approximately 30-minute drive north from Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Ogimi Village is also a great spot to enjoy a stunning sunset view over Kouri Island.

17:30 Candle making
18:45 Eisa dance performance by local youth group
19:00 Candle lighting
19:30 Live Hawaiian hula dance performance; night canoeing ride experience
21:00 Live music by Yume Club; Ryukyuan dance performance
21:30 Live music by Bunagayaas (local band)