Main annual events of Hahajima

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Ogasawara Hahajima Tourist Association

Aza-motochi, Hahajima, Ogasawara-mura, Tokyo
100-2211
”Open hours
8:00-12:00,13:00-17:00
”Closed days
On Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays when the Ogasawara-maru is out of the port of Chichijima (The afternoon on the departure day becomes closed if the departure day of the Ogasawara-maru is a Saturday, Sunday, or national holiday).

 
 
Main annual events of Hahajima
 
 
 
January 1
Opening of the swimming season
Hosted by: Hahajima Tourist Association

Climbing up mountains to watch the first sunrise of the year. Canoe race/ first swim/ New Year's performance of the Ogasawara taiko (percussions)/ Nanyo Odori (a form of Polynesian dance)/ cutting of New Year's rice cake/ releasing of sea turtles/ rum tasting. An event where islanders and tourists can enjoy together.

End of June
(Henkansai) Festival
for the Reversion of the Ogasawara Islands
Hosted by: Henkansai Executive Committee

A festival for the celebration of the reversion of the Ogasawara Islands.
Performances as well as Karaoke by the islanders, food/ drink booths by various groups.
Original T-shirts for the reversion designed by the islanders are popular.

Middle of August
Star Gazing
Hosted by: Hahajima Tourist Association

Held on the day around the peak of the Persaid Meteor Shower.
A spectacular 360-degree view of the night sky at the heliport with explanations about the constellations and myths regarding stars.

End of August
Summer Festival
Hosted by: Hahajima Adults Committee

Bon Odori (traditional festival dance) and food/ drink booths.
The festival is ended with everyone dancing around the festival scaffold and singing the Ogasawara festival song.

October
Ontake Shrine Festival
Hosted by: People involved in agriculture

A festival of Ontake Shrine where the God of agriculture is enshrined.
There is a performance of the Ogasawara taiko (percussions)/ karaoke.

November 23
Tsukigaoka Shrine Festival
Hosted by: Tsukigaoka Shrine Parishioner

 The mikoshi (portable shrine), festival car, and children playing percussions go around the island. There are food booths in the evening with entertainments of the Ogasawara taiko and karaoke.

Others
Cleaning activities around the island/ beaches
Hosted by: Hahajima Tourist Association

Cleaning around the island/ beach cleaning with the islanders and tourists

 

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