April: Kuniga-biraki Festival 国賀びらきフェスタ
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1 – 30 April 2017

Join locals and tourists in celebrating the start of spring and the tourism season.
Events will be held around the island, mostly at weekends.
Location : Beppu Port, Yurahime Shrine, Kuniga Coast

Yurahime Shrine
Cherry Blossom Light-Up
Saturday 1 April onwards (for approximately two weeks)
18:30 – 21:00

Oki-Dozen Kagura (Shinto Shrine Music and Dance)
Saturday 1, 8, 15, 22 April
20:00 – 21:00

Kuniga Coast (Kuniga Beach, Kannon-iwa Rock Area)
Beach Clean
Sunday 9 April
9:30 – 12:00
Clean the beach, enjoy morning tea with the locals, learn about the environment!

Sunset Cafe
Saturday 22, 29 April
17:30 – 19:00
Join other tourists and locals to watch the sunset and enjoy homemade sweets, tea and coffee.

Beppu Port
Jyon-jyon Taiko Drum Performance
Saturday 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 April
12:05 Ferry Kuniga arrival, 17:05 Ferry Shirashima arrival
Enjoy a short traditional drum concert by local ladies!

Rock Oyster Cafe
Saturday 15 April
12:00 – 15:30
Sample cooked rock oysters farmed in the water around Nishinoshima – the home of rock oyster farming!
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