Events

Cultural in Kagoshima

Sogadon-no-Kasayaki

One of Kagoshima's more unusual events is the Umbrella Burning Festival. Boys burn umbrellas on the banks of Kōtsuki-gawa in honour of two brothers who used umbrellas as torches in one of Japan's oldest revenge stor…
Dance in Kagoshima

Ohara Festival

A festival featuring folk dancing in the streets on 3 November; visitors are invited to join in.