2018 Kadena Eisa Festival August 26th

It’s almost time for the Kadena Eisa Festival! The Kadena Eisa Festival will take place on Sunday, August 26th from 6:20- 10 pm on Shinmachi Street near Kadena Circle. Eisa is a traditional Okinawan dance that uses taiko drumming and chanting and is performed during Obon, a Buddhist holiday which honors the spirits of their […]

40th Nago Summer and Beer Festival July28th-29th

This year the 40th Nago Summer and Beer Festival will be held at the Nago Fishing Port on July 28th and 29th. Over the course of these two days there will be grand fireworks displays, children’s Eisa folk dances, live local band performances and taiko drum performances. There will be an open air market with […]

Okinawa Eisa Nights July 21st & August 11th-12th

It’s the season where you can catch Eisa performances throughout Okinawa! In July and August there are several festivals or matsuri, where Eisa dances are performed. Eisa dances are quite a spectacular cultural experience here on Okinawa. On these hot summer nights, the sounds of Eisa fill the air and can be often heard from […]