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Itoman Ocean Festival


This event takes place near Itoman Roadside Station, featuring various fishing-related activities peculiar to Itoman, known as the city of uminchu (fishermen), such as a game of catching fish, a demonstration of tuna-filleting, the experience of releasing juvenile fish and more. Fresh seafood and other marine products are also available for purchase.

Date: Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 20-21, 2016
Time: 12:00-17:00 (Aug. 20), 10:00-16:00 (Aug. 21)
Place: Itoman Fishing Port Kita (north) area
Juvenile fish release:
Sign-up time: 12:00-12:30
Sign-up place: Designated tent (*Location to be advised.)
Admission: Free