Kachaashi dance event held in Ginowan

Kachaashi dance event held in Ginowan

Performers and audiences dance together in the finale


October 2, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo


The 29th Tobinsu Haninsu Kachaashi festival was held on October 1 at the Ginowan seaside park.

Thirty five individuals and 25 groups entertained the audiences with unique costumes and dances.

The event reached a climax when the performers and audiences danced together in the finale.

In, the Tobinsu section, in which performers danced to original music, Ajikuta’S won its second championship in a row with a performance that combines classical Ryukyuan music and western music. The encouragement prize was given to Yanzaya with OBC.


A 66-year old audience member from Naha city, Masanori Kinjo, smiled as he remarked, “all of the performance was fun and wonderful.

I would like to join next year.” Other winners include the following:




Grand prize: Nodake 3-ku Gajimaru team; Gold prize: Oroku zumba; Special prize: Mabuhay Dance Troupe




Grand prize: Pikkoro gakudo club ataku No1; Gold prize: Ginowan baseball kids


For individuals:


Grand prize: Takeshi Kinjo; Gold prize: Kazuhiko Taira; Special prize: Yuichi Matsunaga


(English translation by T&CT and Sayaka Sakuma)


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