National Theatre hosting Yaeyama program

The Yaeyama Islands have long been known as “The Islands of songs and dance” dating back to the Ryukyu Kingdom era, and it’s still true today.

The National Theatre Okinawa, map:, is hosting Yaeyama no Odori on Saturday, starting at 2 p.m.  Admission is ¥3,100.

The Yaeyama Islands have many dances depending on the season, occasion and a great entertainment of the people, which has been passed on to the present generation. The traditional dances have a big influence on dances on the Okinawa mainland.   This is a time to enjoy dances, colorful costumes and beautiful music in this event.

22:48 23 Jul , 2024