Okinawa 1988-1991

Okinawa 1988-1991

Friday, August 26, 2005

The ultimate beer festival shares stage with Eisa. Orion beer festival 2005

Burgers and fries. Fish and chips. Eisa and beer.

Some things absolutely go together.

That’s the way it is in Okinawa City this weekend as the 50th Annual All Okinawa Eisa Festival shares the Koza Sports Park. There’s a pre-festival Friday evening, with dancers on stage from 7~9:30pm, but the real action kicks off Saturday afternoon.

Thirty-four eisa groups will take to the stage across two days, filling the air with the melodious sounds of Okinawa. The first dancers appear at 2:30pm Saturday, immediately after opening ceremonies. The groups will each perform 20 minutes, with the Okinawa International Friendship Association group performing at 3:30pm. That’s the group featuring foreigners, including Americans.

Orion Beer Festival 2005 adds dimension to the weekend at Koza Sports Park. The local Okinawan beverage will be...


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