Shitennoji Wasso Festival


The Wasso Festival celebrates the friendship between Japan and East Asia with dancing, drumming, music, and performances from a wide range of arts.

Schedule 2023

  • 11:00: Brass band, K-Pop and Chinese Lion Dance Performances
  • 13:00: Commemorative ceremony
  • 14:40: Korean traditional performing arts

Where is the festival held?

On both days, there will be stalls and performances held at the remains of the Naniwa-no-Miya Palace. This is instead of at the Shitennoji Temple itself as the palace is where travelers would arrive centuries ago.

Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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