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Uruma City Eisa Festival


The Ishikawa Youth Eisa Festival, the Gushikawa Youth Eisa Festival, the Katsuren Festival & Eisa Festival and the Yonashiro Ayahashi Festival have been combined and are now called the Uruma City Eisa Festival. Held in a district well known for eisa not only in Okinawa but also in mainland Japan, this event is highly popular.

Performers from various local teams will fascinate the audience with their own unique costumes and dance styles. The Yakena Eisa group will present a dignified eisa wearing gorgeous costumes, while the Heshikiya Eisa group will dance with bare feet. Beautiful fireworks displays will light up the night sky and bring the curtain down on Uruma City’s summer festival season.

Date: Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 8-9, 2018
Time: 16:30-21:00
Place: Uruma City Yonashiro Athletic Field
Admission: Free

*There will be shuttle bus service between the below parking lots and the venue from 14:00-22:00 on both days. (No service on the eve of the event.)

Fireworks display (both days): starts 20:40, 250 fireworks in total
Parking locations (No shuttle bus service available):
1. Higashi Teruma Business Center: 200 cars
(1860-1 Teruma, Yonashiro, Uruma City)

2. Heshikiya Uragahama Park: 500 cars
(3784-22 Heshikiya, Katsuren, Uruma City)

3. Uruma City Commerce and Industry Association: 200 cars
(4-7-28 Midori-machi, Uruma City)

4. Uruma City Hall: 450 cars
(1-1-1 Midori-machi, Uruma City)

5. Okinawa Concrete Cooperative: 300 cars
(2846-2 Gushikawa, Uruma City)

Event name: Eve of the Uruma City Eisa Festival
Date: Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
Time: 18:50-21:00
Place: The street next to Uruma City Hall