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Four-day dance festival held in Tokushima

August 15, 2017

Dancers and performers showcased their talents during the Awa Odori festival in Tokushima.

Different traditional dance were seen in the streets, performers also played the shamisen- a three-stringed instrument.

Awa Odori festival is part of the Obon festival in Tokushima and is held for four days. The largest dance festival attract more than 1.2 million people annually. Jiji Photo (AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA)