Performers and audience come together to enjoy kachashi dance contest

Performers and audience come together to enjoy kachashi dance contest

Performers and audience enjoying kachashi dance together at 9:20 p.m. on August 9 at Ginowan Seaside Park. (Photograph taken by Sanenari Kinjo)


August 10, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo

The 27th Tobinsu Haninsu Kachashi Contest was held on August 9 at Ginowan Seaside Park in Ginowan.

Forty-nine individuals and 23 groups took part in the contest, with people of all ages participating, from children to the elderly. The performers and the groups captivated the audience with their clever costumes and choreography.

The performers and spectators danced together for the finale of the event.

The Oasis team won the grand prize for the fourth consecutive years. The team, which consists of one hundred performers, showed off its dance moves in perfect unison.

Ken Higa, a member of the team, said, “The largest number of performers we’ve ever had showed off their kachashi dance. We are happy to win our fourth consecutive grand prize. We want to win next year.”

(English translation by T&CT)

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