Nagasaki Kunchi

START: Oct 7, 2012 END: Oct 9, 2012

Held every Autumn, this three-day festival originated in 1634 when two female performers dedicated a new dance to the Suwa Shrine. The dance, called “Niwasaki-mawari”, is now registered as a national cultural asset and is performed at several spots in town.

• 10/7 (Sun.)~10/9 (Tue.) Times varies by date.
• Suwa Shrine and other 3 venues
• Free
• 095-822-0111
• Suwa Shrine: 18-15 Nishiyama-cho, Nagasaki City

Published: Sep 19, 2012 / Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016

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