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真夏の祭典! 400年以上続く日本最大級の夏祭り、本場阿波国 (あわのくに, 令制においては南海道の阿波。阿州ともいわれる。江戸時代の阿波藩は阿波国・現在四国の徳島県および淡路国・現兵庫県淡路島も含む領国) 「阿波おどり」は、毎年8月12日から15日までの4日間開催。 今や東京はじめ日本で大人気の阿波おどりは全国各地の夏祭りや国内外の様々なイベント・コラボレートショー・エキシビジョンなどでも踊られています。 AwaOdori is the biggest summer Matsuri festival in Japan, a huge city-wide dance party held in Awa. It's also the most famous traditional Japanese dance and music. Meaning of AwaOdori, AwaOdori originally means ”Awa No Bon Odori" based on a Japanese Buddhist celebration & custom related to the Ullambana aka 'Obon/Bon' and annual dance festival held in the Awa region (present-day Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku in Japan) during Obon (Aug 12-15) in Summer.
Akina Minami, aka Akkyna talks about Naruto at Awa-Naruto AwaOdori 2013 in Naruto Awa, Japan. A Japanese Omatsuri Star Girl dressed in very impressive Summer Kimono "Yukata" featuring Goldfish tonight for a special AwaOdori talkshow which was held at the famous sea resort town, Naruto.
Notably, She joined Japan Summer AwaOdori Fest for two years in a row as a guest for AwaOdori in Awa-Tokushima 2012 and Awa-Naruto 2013, and she has left her name in AwaOdori history. In 2012, she joined AwaOdori 2012 as a Female AwaOdori dancer with the Gojahey x Nisshin Donbei-Ren, this year she joined Naruto AwaOdori 2013 as a talk show guest for Awa-Naruto x Japan Manga "Naruto" Shippuden which was held in Naruto city of Awa. She really got a very rare chance to join both Awa-Tokushima and Naruto AwaOdori in four hundred years of AwaOdori history.