On the Genji Ayame Festival in Izunokuni City, a parade, stage performance by geishas, music shows, a parade of festival car (portable shrine) and street dance performance by local team, fireworks display are taken place. In this year a newly composed folksong “Izunokuni Ondo leading” premier is going to be performed.
Ayame is a name of a beautiful highup who was born in Izunokuni, she lived in the Heian era, approx. 800 years ago, but lived in obscurity. Festival theme is the tragic love of ancient times.
|Event name||The 79th Genji Ayame Festival|
|Place||Nagaoka, Kona hot-spring resort, axis Katsuragi others|
|Address||255, Kona, Izunokuni-shi, Shizuoka|
|Event Period||From Friday, July 4, 2014 to Sunday, July 6|
|Admission Fee||free *stage show is a pay (1,000 yen for first-floor seat)|
|Contact||Izunokuni City Tourist Association TEL: 055-948-0304|
|Getting there||About 15km or 30 min. from Tomei Expressway Numazu IC or Shin-Tomei Highway Nagaizumi Numazu IC via Izu Jukan Express Way.|
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