July 27, 2017

"Chokeramaika" Great masquerade Bon dance

Summer in Japan is often assimilated to "bon dance".
However, here in Takayama we hold quite a special one at the end of July :

"Chokeramaika" Great masquerade Bon dance

"Chokeramaika" means in Hida dialect : "Won't you play around ?"
The main point of this event is the masquerade parade of its participants.
Funny, colorful, ridiculous, etc. people create teams and come wearing costume to participate at this big event. 

When : 2017 July, 29 ; from 19:00 to 20:30
Where : San-no-machi shotengai, only 7min from J-Hoppers
What to bring : your camera and smile 

Let's have fun together !

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