Osu Summer Festival

This festival takes place each year in late July or early August. It features many events, including the World Cosplay Summit, a samba parade, a large bon-odori dance, and more. The people enjoying this festival include persons garbed in light summer kimonos called yukata and many others with cameras.

サンバパレード2

サンバパレード1

Samba parade

Osu taiko drums

Bon-odori drums

Osu-maru float

 

Bon-odori parade

This sizzling festival closes with a combo of taiko drums and traditional hand-held fireworks that make for a powerful performance that is sure to impress. The Osu Kannon temple grounds resound with the shouts and thunderous applause of the spectators every time the fireworks are lit.

Fire-torch show

Hand-held fireworks