Regarding 28th Kamaishi Yoisa Festival

Yoisa season is arriving this year.  In 2013, 25th Yoisa was revived after 3 years break due to the Earthquake.  Since then, Yoisa was held annually in traditional August and with flute/drum team reviving.  With an excitement, we will hold 28th Kamaishi Yoisa Festival per below.  We hope many can participate.


28th Kamaishi Yoisa Outline (Current Plan)

Date      August 6th, 2016 (Sat)

Time      Around 15:30~19:30

Place     Ohmachi and Tadakoshi section of Kamaishi City

             Stage will be set at Aoba-dori Street (in front of Bay City Hotel)

Weather     Held Rain or Shine unless severe weather condition

Main Organizer     Kamaishi Yoisa Executive Committee (“Kamaishi Yoisa Jikkou Iinkai”

Chief Executive Takeichi Kimigahora / Deputy Chief Executive Fumihiko Yahata


Please apply through or contact 080-8218-0098 (10-18 on weekdays) for groups who want to participate.  The office is open Jun 3 – Jul  1.


Full Program and timetable will be announced shortly.

More details will follow in and Facebook in near future.

About -- the official site for Kamaishi Yoisa

With the help of local students in kamaishi Commercial & Technical High School, we are running this beta version home page.  Official website will be ready in due course.  Information available in this home page will also be available in Facebook and Twitter Account.


Official Facebook page

Official account on Twitter

Request for Donation Support

Kamaishi Yoisa Executive Committee is seeking donation to fund 27th Yoisa Festival.  We appreciate your thoughts and support.