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Sendai Festival Fever: ‘Suzume-odori’ workshop & after-party

Dance, Drink & Discover the Festival Spirit of Sendai!

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We look forward to welcoming you back to Tohoku as soon as possible. In the meantime, please stay safe and well!

~ Inoutbound Sendai Matsushima Inc.

Highlights

A festival is simply not a festival in Sendai without the exciting and colourful ‘Suzume-odori’ (Sparrow dance)! Seeing the graceful dancers jump, turn and wave their fans to the sounds of the lively ‘Hayashi’ festival music is enough to make anyone want to join in.

If you’ve always wanted to give it a go but haven’t had the chance (or perhaps the confidence!) here is the opportunity for you!

 

Get caught up in the festival spirit at an introductory ‘Suzume-odori’ workshop and festival after-party!!

 

Learn more about the dance and master the basic steps at a 60 min workshop run by a Sendai local and Suzume-odori veteran dancer!

In true festival style, once the dancing is over it’s time for the after party! Head downstairs to local izakaya ‘Senkichi’ where you can celebrate your new found skills with some new friends over a tasting set of three varieties of Japanese sake paired with tasty local food.

OUTLINE

Dance, Drink & Discover the Festival Spirit of Sendai!

Highlights
✔ 60 min dance workshop with Suzume-odori veteran dancer!
✔ Festival after party at a local izakaya (local sake and food)!
✔ Special 'monitor' price for Sendai residents!

A festival is simply not a festival in Sendai without the exciting and colorful 'Suzume-odori' (Sparrow dance)! Seeing the graceful dancers jump, turn and wave their fans to the sounds of the lively 'Hayashi' festival music is enough to make anyone want to join in.
If you've always wanted to give it a go but haven't had the chance (or perhaps the confidence!) Here is the opportunity for you!

Get caught up in the festival spirit at an introductory 'Suzume-odori' workshop and festival after-party !!

Learn more about the dance and master the basic steps at a 60 min workshop run by a Sendai local and Suzume-odori veteran dancer!

In true festival style, once the dancing is over it's time for the after party! Head downstairs to local izakaya 'Senkichi' where you can celebrate your new found skills with some new friends over a tasting set of three varieties of Japanese sake paired with tasty local food.

What’s Included

> 60 min dance workshop (private teacher and English support)
> Festival after party (three varieties of sake paired with local food)
> Special discount price in exchange for feedback

Not included

> Any additional food and drink
> Anything not included in the included list above

Meeting place

TOUR COURSE

15:50

Meet in front of Izakaya ‘Senkichi’. The workshop will take place on the 2F of the restaurant. 

Senkichi is located a short walk from Exit 2 of Kotodai-koen station on the Namboku subway line (Google maps link here).

16:00

Learn about the origins of Sendai’s ‘Suzume odori’ (sparrow dance) and master the basic steps under the careful instruction of a Suzume-odori veteran dancer (and English speaker!) 

17:15

Take a short break after mastering your dance moves and final pose!

17:30

Party time!! 

In true Japanese festival fashion, enjoy a lively after party with your fellow dancers at Izakaya ‘Senkichi’. The party plan will include three varieties of local Japanese sake paired with three local dishes!  

Rub shoulders with the locals and chat to your new friends about your plans to come back to dance in the Aoba Festival next year!!

 

18:30

Experience ends at ‘Senkichi’. 

**This tour is also available to smaller/larger groups upon request. Please inquire for availability/pricing:

info@inoutbound.co.jp**

TOUR DETAILS

Where
Meet in front of Izakaya 'Senkichi'.
Time
2 to 3 hours
Size
4~8
Price
14800JPY~(with TAX) (※approx. $135 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
Reservations accepted up to three days prior to tour date.
Cancellation Policy
The cancellation fee will be required in accordance with the policy below. Up to three days prior, no cancellation fee. Two days prior: 20% Day before: 30% On the day: 100%

TOUR PLAN

Basic Plan

Price 14800JPY~(with TAX)

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Price:
14800JPY~(with TAX)

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