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Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri

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Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri

Male dancers disguised in female clothes dance comically on stages accompanied by a Japanese traditional flute, bells, shamisen and taiko drums playing Sagicho Bayashi. Even audience members are tempted to dance with the dancers. The finale of this unique festival is the Dondoyaki bonfire on Sunday night on the riverside of the Kuzuryugawa river.
Date(s) Last Saturday and Sunday in February
Address Several areas in Katsuyama City (Honmachi-dori, Ushiromachi-dori, etc.)
Access Five minutes walk from Katsuyama Station on the Echizen Railway.Forty minutes walk from Fukui-kita Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway.

Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri Neighborhood map

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