Cultural in Kagoshima

Sogadon-no-Kasayaki

In one of Kagoshima's more unusual events, boys burn a stack of open umbrellas on the banks of Kōtsuki-gawa. The event commemorates two brothers who used umbrellas as torches in one of Japan's oldest revenge stories…
Dance in Kagoshima

Ohara Festival

A festival featuring folk dancing in the streets by citizens in colourful, traditional costumes; visitors are invited to join in.