Jul 30, 2011

Shinjuku "Eisa Festival"


Today "Eisa, dance of the Ryukyu Islands" is held in Shinjuku.

Eisa is a form of folk dance unique to the people of the Ryukyu Islands.

Though regarded today as entertainment, the Eisa originally had an important religious function of giving repose to the dead.

Visitors can experience traditional Japanese activities such as flower arranging and tea ceremonies traditional performing arts.

Shinjuku Business Garden

7-2-6 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

160-0023 Japan

TEL 03-6890-1111



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