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Yumomi Dance Competition 2019 IN Kusatsu Onsen will be held!


UpdateMarch 25, 2019
ReleaseMarch 25, 2019

Kusatsu, a hot spring resort that represents Japan, is located northwestern part of Gunma Prefecture. It is one of Japan’s three most famous springs and one of Japan’s leading hot spring.
Kusatsu Onsen is famous for its “Yumomi”.
Since the temperature of the water is very high, “yumomi” is necessary to stir the hot water to cool it down.
Netto Yumomi Dance Competition IN Kusatsu Onsen Executive Committee has decided to host the “Yumomi Dance Competition IN Kusatsu Onsen 2019”!
This dance event which represents the famous “yumomi” of Kusatsu Onsen, recently is attracting more attention by foreigner participants.
Various dance team with different genres participate.
It is an event that anyone from children to adults can enjoy.
This year, “Team att.JAPAN” has been formed to participant in the competition!
We are looking for foreigners and exchange students who would like to join this competition!
Would you like to join too?
This is a rare chance to go to Kusatsu Onsen, enter the hot springs, and stay at a Ryokan or just to experience the Japanese culture! Those who are good at free-style dance, karate, kendama are gladly welcomed to participate with their talented skills.
Date :
Preliminary Competition: May 11th, 2019 (Saturday)
Final Competition: May 12th, 2019 (Sunday)
Venue: Kusatsu Onsen
Number of people: 8 people
Please contact us if you would like to participate or is interested in participating.
Access to Kusatsu Onsen
By car: about 80 min. by car from Shibukawa Ikaho IC
By train: about 25 min. by bus from Nagano Kusatsuguchi Station
◇Last year’s Competition

◇Yumomi Dance Promotion Video

This information is as of March 2019.