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A Blue Festival in Yomitan – February 17-18, 2024

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If you’re fascinated by the color blue and its various expressions in art and culture, then the Aoi Matsuri Vol.2, happening in Yomitan Village at Gala Aoi Umi, is an event you wouldn’t want to miss. Here’s what to expect at this unique, blue-themed event taking place on February 17th and 18th, 2024.

Okinawa Yomitan Gala Aoi Matsuri Vol. 2

🎨 Art and Workshops

  • The event is a canvas of blue, featuring workshops on Bingata and Macramé.
  • Witness a convergence of diverse blue-themed items like Yachimun (Okinawan pottery), resin art, and unique accessories.

🍽️ Eateries and Experiential Workshops

  • Inside the mall, you’ll find a variety of eateries and hands-on workshop experiences.
  • Additionally, there will be a plethora of handmade shops and food trucks, offering a taste of local flavors and crafts.

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🎵 Live Performances

  • Get ready for an array of live performances that include:
  • Eisa (traditional Okinawan dance)
  • Song Sanshin (traditional Okinawan three-stringed instrument)
  • Taiko (Japanese drumming)
  • Sanlele (a stringed instrument similar to ukulele)

🎉 Special Celebration

  • In honor of the 50th anniversary of Gala Aoi Umi’s operating company, a special ‘Furumai-Mochi’ (rice cake serving) event is scheduled for February 18th. Be on the lookout for the unique blue mochi!

🌊 Venue with a View

  • Set against the backdrop of expansive blue skies and the azure sea, Gala Aoi Umi is the perfect location to immerse yourself in all things blue.
Okinawa Yomitan Gala Aoi Matsuri Vol. 2

Event Details:

  • 📅 Dates: February 17th (Saturday) & 18th (Sunday), 2024
  • ⏰ Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • 🌦️ Weather: The event will proceed in rainy weather but will be cancelled in severe weather.
  • 📍 Location: Gala Aoi Umi, 915 Takashiho, Yomitan Village, Okinawa Prefecture [Google Pin]
  • 💸 Admission: Free
  • 🚗 Parking: Available and free of charge

For anyone interested in experiencing the cultural and artistic nuances of the color blue, the Aoi Matsuri is a great opportunity. It’s a perfect blend of traditional and modern art forms, set in a breathtaking location. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, this festival is an excellent way to spend a day (or two) appreciating the beauty and diversity of Okinawan culture.


⚠️Disclaimer: Our passion for supporting local businesses drives us to share information about events in the Okinawa area. Please note that Oki Social is not responsible for hosting this event. It’s important to be aware that the event’s host reserves the right to make changes or even cancel the event without prior notice. Some photos and videos may come from various sources on the internet, whether official or unofficial. It is possible that some photos and videos may have been taken from the same event in previous occurrences.

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