Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Tsubaki Matsuri

Camellia Festival. Various species of camellia are usually in bloom during the festival period on Oshima Island. The festival features Oshima local performing arts such as Anko-no-Teodori (dance performed by Oshima local girls in traditional costume) and Oshima Minyo(traditional folk songs) and Yomatsuri (night festival).

Schedule & key events:
● daily  9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oshima local performing arts at Tsubaki Plaza
● Jan. 26 mornig Parade of Edo mikoshi & Anko girls (Oshima local
girls) from the city hall

Location: Oshima-machi, Oshima-machi, Tokyo

(1) Yurikamome Monorail Line to Takeshiba Sta., and then walk to Takeshiba Pier. From there, take Tokai Kisen ferryboat (8 hrs.) or hydrofoil boat (1 hr. 45 min.) to Oshima Island (2) From Chofu Airport, take airplane (25 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.