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Things to do / Traditional festivals

Toyama: Johana Mugiya Matsuri

Festival featuring Mugiya-odori (Japanese folk dancing native to the Nanto district). The Mugiya-odori dancing show is also staged at Johana Dento Geino Kaikan, "Johana-za" Hall. Admission to "Johana-za" Hall is 500JPY per performance. If it rains, outdoor performances will be canceled.

Schedule & Key events:
● Sept. 14
2 p.m.-8:10 p.m. Mugiya-odori at "Johana-za" Hall 2 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Mugiya-odori in front of Zentoku-ji Temple and at some sites of the city
● Sept. 15
2 p.m.-7:45 p.m. Mugiya-odori at "Johana-za" Hall 2 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Mugiya-odori in front of Zentoku-ji Temple and at some sites of the city

Location: Zentoku-ji Temple,, Johana, Nanto, Toyama


Access:
JR Hokuriku Shinkansen Line to Shin-Takaoka Sta. From there, take JR Johana Line to Johana Sta., and then (1) Zentoku-ji Temple: walk 10 min. (2) "Johana-za" Hall: walk 15 min.


Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.