Dance in the Niigata’s Minyo Nagashi (Traditional Clothing Provided)

Every year during the Niigata Matsuri, the people of Niigata flood the streets to dance the Minyo Nagashi across the Bandai Bridge and down the length of Masaya-Koji. Every year the Niigata City International Exchange Foundation organizes a group to help foreign residents participate in this gigantic festival! All participants will receive a yukata or happi as well as instruction on how to dance the Niigata Jinku (volunteers will help with the yukata and the dance). We will be accepting 150 Applicants (75 male, 75 female) and spots fill up fast!!


When: August 4th 15:30~

Starting location: CrossPal Niigata 2nd floor

Participation Fee: 300 yen

Deadline: 8/3

Reservations: 025-225-2727 or email (First come first serve!)

Schedule: Registration 15:30~17:30; Putting on yukata 15:30~18:00; Dance practice 17:30~18:15; Move to parade start 18:30; Minyo Nagashi! 19:00~20:30; Finish 21:30