Feel the Beat of Japanese Drums Vibrating in Your Body at "Morioka Sansa Odori Festival"

Morioka, the capital of Iwate Prefecture, is located at the middle part of inland Iwate Prefecture in Tohoku Region, about 450 kilometers north of Tokyo. The city area is blessed with scenic beauties created by Mount Iwate and some of nice rivers. Morioka Sansa Odori (Dance) Festival is one of the typical example of summer festivals held in Tohoku region. It had previously been held from August 1st to 3rd, but in recent years it has been a four-day festival which is held from August 1st to 4th. Morioka Sansa Odori is a local dance dating back as old as Edo period(1603-1868) when it was governed by Morioka Domain. Long […]

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