Location: Chuo-machi, Yokote City
Site(s) of performance: The festival space in front of the Yokote Regional Development Office
Date(s): August 15
Designation: Prefecture-Designated Intangible Folkloric Cultural Property
Category: Bon Dance
The Yokote Citizens’ Bon Dance is a Bon dance for many citizens on August 15. It was started in the early part of the Showa era (1926–1989) originally, with the religious meaning of sending off the spirits of the dead.
About Bon Dance