Jan 05, 2018

'Awa - Odori' performance in Colombo

A traditional Japanese dance performance called “Awa-Odori” will be presented at BMICH on January 9, 2018 as a part of the program “Departure to the future of Sri Lanka & Japan” to celebrate the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence.

Awa-Odori, one of the most popular and well-known festival dances in Japan, is a unique form of dance that originated from Tokushima Prefecture. The event is co-organized by the Honganji Foundation of Japan and the Embassy of Japan. The Embassy expects many people to come to witness and experience this fascinating traditional Japanese culture.

The event is open to public from 6.00pm to 9.00 pm and the entrance is free of charge.