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Koenji Awa Odori

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Awa Odori is originate from Tokushima.It is a part of Bon dance: the parties (Ren )dance along the music of syamisen(three stringed), taiko drum, and shinobue flute with the duple beats:)
One of the biggest awa odori festivals are held in Koenji. Few minutes train trip from Shinjuku.Every year, roughly 150parties(Ren)  from all over Japan to participate the festival. They dance in the streets of Koenji for three days. For the festival, rain or shines, about 950.000 punters gathers to celebrate happy spirits‼!

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