This world renowned festival takes place every year in Tokushima Prefecture. The festival has a history of over 400 years, and centers around a form of traditional Japanese performing arts. Today the festival can be seen all over Tokushima Prefecture, starting "Naruto City Awa Odori Dance Festival" in Naruto City on August 9. The most popular location to see the festival is in Tokushima City. This festival is held every year for four consecutive days from August 12 to August 15. During this time the entire city comes alive with music and dancing.
Every August 12 - August 15