Events & Festivals in 2017
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Event schedules are subject to change at discretion of event organizers. Other events may be scheduled during 2017.  For more information, Contact Sado Tourist Information Office at 0259-27-5000 or write e-mail to:

a) Location
b) Attractions

12-14 Sanno Matsuri
15 Shimbo Festival
8-16 Cherry Blossom Light-up   
16 Oiran Do-chu Costume Parade 
22-23 Sado Geino-sai 
27 Suwa Jinja Shrine Reitaisai
29 and 30 KODO Sado Island Performances in Shukunegi
3, 4, 5 and 6 KODO Sado Island Performances in Shukunegi
5 Minato Matsuri  
13-14 Choukoku-ji Kannon Festival  
20 Suwa-sando Open Market
21 Sponichi Sado Long Ride 210 
28 Ondeko dot com (Onidaiko Festival)

Sanno Matsuri Festival (April 12-14)
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a) Hiyoshi Shrine (Evenings on 12 and 13, afternoon on 14) 
b) Onidaiko deity-masked dances and other local traditions. 
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Shimbo Matsturi Festival (April 15)
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a) Shimbo Hachiman Shrine
b) Onidaiko deity-masked dance performances at the shrine. The Taikeiji Temple, next to the shrine, also holds other event on the same day. 
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Cherry Blossom Light-up (April 8-16)
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a) Sado Gold Mine Parking Lot #3 
b) Cherry blossom trees will be lit up from April 8th to 16th in the evening until 9:30pm. 

Oiran Do-chu Costume Parade (April 16)
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a) Cherry-tree-lined path next to Hamochi Elementary School 
b) Performance event at 11:00am, and parade at 3:00pm

Sado Geino-sai (April 22-23)
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a) Mano Koen Park  1:30pm to 3:00pm 
b) Sado's traditional entertainments will be performed duirng daytime. The date will be TBA. The event will be changed to nearby Kasseika Center Ibuki if raining.   Video Clip

Suwa Shrine Reisai (April 27)
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a) Kawaharada Honmachi Shopping Arcades
b) Onidaiko performance and decorated float march.  
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Kodo Sado Island Performances in Shukunegi (Apr. 29, 30, May 3, 4, 5, and 6) 

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a) Shukunegi Community Hall
b) A small group of Kodo’s members will present up-close taiko performances at the local playhouse of old. 11:00am on 4/30, 5/4, 5/5, and 2:30pm on 4/29, 4/30, 5/3, 5/4, 5/5 and 5/6. Advance ticket ¥3,500 (at-door ¥3,800) For ticketing services, call 0259-86-2330 or e-mail:
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Minato Matsuri (May 5) 
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a) Wakamiya Shrine
b) Onidaiko, deity-masked dances, floats, shouldering a mikoshi shrine and other attractions until late evening.
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Choukoku-ji Kannon Festival (May 13-14) 
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a) Chokoku-ji Temple
b) Nodate tea ceremony on the 13th, Onidaiko deity-masked dance and other Sado' s traditional rituals on the 14th.    Video Clip

Suwa-sando Open Market (May 20)
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a) Kawaharada-Hommahi Shopping Street
b) A flea market from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Sponichi Sado Long Ride 210 (May 21)
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a) Throughout the Sado Island. ( Start from Sawata Beach)
b) A bike ride event to enjoy biking.  (Japanese text) 
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Ondeko dotcom (Onidaiko Festival)  (May 28)
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a)Ryotsu Minato Koen Park
b) Many Onidiko deity-masked dance groups meet at the venue from 10am to 4pm.
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