Okazaki & Heian Shrine Jul. 14, 2016 UPDATE
Events
Enjoy Japanese subcultures, beautiful scenery and art in Okazaki!

Okazaki Hare Butai

Venue: Okazaki Park, Kyoto
September 17th - 18th, 2016
Okazaki Hare Butai
Located close to Higashiyama, Okazaki is known as an area of arts as there are many cultural facilities and properties. “Okazaki Hare Butai” is a big festival that adopts the beautiful scenery, art and culture of Okazaki. It has been held since 2014 to boost Okazaki area. Okazaki Park is very wide and also popular for the wide pedestrian street to Heian Jingu Shrine.
On the event day, there are many fairs in facilities such as Kyoto Zoo, museums and shops around Okazaki that visitors can stop b...morey while strolling around. We recommend that you visit food vendors as you can taste the local cuisines from all over Japan! The food are all casual but loved by local people in Japan. You may like the outdoor live performance by Japanese pop idols and street performance for children as well. Therefore, both adults and children can enjoy this festival. There is a special offer for foreign visitors as well, so please feel free to visit Okazaki for “Okazaki Hare Butai”!
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“Okazaki Hare Butai” is a big festival that consists of four events. You may be able to see the cosplayers in the venue if lucky. Please enjoy the events such as performances by pop idols, beautiful project mapping, local cuisines and more in Okazaki, Kyoto! As there are Kyoto Zoo and various museums close to Okazaki Park, please also visit there!
Project mapping (Okazaki Tokiakari)
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Project mapping (Okazaki Tokiakari)
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art will be beautifully illuminated in the method of project mapping in the evening. They draw the gorgeous pictures such as the Torii gate of Heian Jingu Shrine and animals by using LED lights. Please note that the themes of the project mapping may change each year.
Kyoto Okazaki red carpet
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Kyoto Okazaki red carpet
The red carpet will cover the former approach to Heian Jingu Shrine and many events are taken place there. You will surely enjoy watching the performance of the brass bands, street dances, Yosakoi which is a unique style of dance performed mainly for festivals and more! Moreover, there will be food vendors which sell local cuisines from all over Japan. Please also enjoy the Kyoto’s local beer and Sake!
Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair 2016 (Kyo-mafu)
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Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair 2016 (Kyomaf)
This is the biggest trade fair of Manga and Anime in Western Japan that publishers, Anime production companies, TV stations and educational institutions will gather for this event. You can receive the latest information about Manga and Anime, and enjoy the talk show of the voice actors on the stage. The fee will be free if you are a foreign visitor (please show your passport at the entrance).
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Okazaki Hare Butai
Phone *English guidance is NOT available

Project mapping (Okazaki Tokiakari) & Kyoto Okazaki red carpet
+81 75-222-4178

Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair 2016 (Kyomaf)
+81 75-222-3324

Kyoto Cultural Art Festival
+81 75-366-0033
Address Okazaki Saishoji-cho, Okazaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Directions 10-minute walk from Higashiyama Station by Subway Tozai Line
Event time Project mapping (Okazaki Tokiakari)
September 17th -18th from 6pm – 9pm

Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair (Kyomaf)
September17th from 9am – 5pm
September 18th from 9am – 4pm

Kyoto Okazaki red carpet
September 17th – 18th from 11am – 9pm
Cancellations Most of the events will be held even if it rains (cancelled in case of the stormy weather)
Fee Free
*Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair ¥1,200/ Free for foreign guests (please show your passport at the entrance) and children below elementary school age (with their guardians)
Credit cards Not accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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It is a good point that the fee will be free if you are a foreign guest (please show your passport). Also, you may enjoy most of the events without Japanese language ability.
Information Japanese only
Languages spoken Japanese only
URL http://www.city.kyoto.lg.jp/sogo/page/0000201956.html
Okazaki Hare Butai *English guidance is NOT available Project mapping (Okazaki Tokiakari) & Kyoto Okazaki red carpet +81 75-222-4178 Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair 2016 (Kyomaf) +81 75-222-3324 Kyoto Cultural Art Festival +81 75-366-0033 Free *Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair ¥1,200/ Free for foreign guests (please show your passport at the entrance) and children below elementary school age (with their guardians) -1/3

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