Jul 31, 2017

Odorunya Kishu Yosakoi Dance Festival, Wakayama

Odorunya Kishu Yosakoi Dance Festival, Wakayama

30th July and 5th & 6th August, 2017 | at Wakayama Catsle, Wakayama  
Wakayama Castle (和歌山城) in Wakayama, sits at the mouth of the Kii River. Originally Ōta castle, home of the Saiga Ikki, it was captured by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1585, during the Siege of Negoro-ji; many monks from Negoro-ji sought refuge in Ōta, which was soon destroyed by flood.
Hideyoshi ordered the building of dams on three sides of the castle, focusing the rainwaters and diverting the river to ruin the castle.  

# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170729kishu.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.kishu-yosakoi.jp/


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