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13,587 people attend the Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival from around the world

13,587 people attend the Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival from around the world

October 28, 2016 Ryukyu Shimpo

The opening ceremony of the 6th Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival took place at the Okinawa Cellular Stadium in Naha on October 27, kicking off the four-day festival. A total of 13,587 people attended the opening ceremony. The festival lasted until October 30 and featured events promoting traditional Okinawan culture and history. These events were hoped to strengthen the bonds between Uchinanchu at home and abroad. There are approximately 420 thousand Uchinanchu...

 
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