Recruiting participants for the Iwate International Association Morioka Sansa Odori Team “Friends with the World”- We stopped accepting applications-

Organizer: Iwate International Association

2018.08.03 (Fri)   (Planned date of participation)

The Iwate International Association’s “Friends with the World” team will once again take part in the Morioka Sansa Odori festival!
We are currently looking for people who are interested in participating in the festival with a team alongside both Japanese and foreign participants.
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Morioka Sansa Odori
Iwate International Association “Friends with the World” Team
Now recruiting participants!!

◇Planned date of participation:
August 3rd (Fri.) *The participation date will be confimed at the end of June.
◇ Dance Version:#2 Tanabata Kuzushi
◇ No. of participants:Approx. 100
◇ Age to participate:Elementary school fourth grade and above
◇Participation Requirements:Be able to participate more than once out of the three times. (The final practice day is a must.)
◇Practice days:①July 11 (Wed.) 6p.m. – 8p.m. 
       ② July 22 (Sun.) 3p.m. – 5p.m. 
       ③July 29 (Sun.) 3p.m.– 5p.m. 
◇Practice Place:Hikari no Hiroba (Hikari Plaza),the space in front of Malios

  Ethnic percussion instrument- We stopped accepting applications(6/29)- Taiko drum- We stopped accepting applications(6/29)-・Flute- We stopped accepting applications(7/10)- Dance- We stopped accepting applications(6/19)-
◇Recruting contentBring your own Ethnic percussion instrument and try to play along our rhythm.Beginners are welcome.For those who are able to play the 2nd song “Tanabata Kuzushi”For those who are experienced in Tanabata Kuzushi`s dance or those are willing to learn themselves.
◇Arrangement of the musical instrumentsPlease prepare your own musical instrument. (Instrument other than Jembe)Please prepare your own musical instrument (We are not lending any.) 
◇CostumeCultural attire that is matched with the instrument.Please prepare your own cultural attireor Yukata.(Japanese socks(足袋tabi) & sandal (草履zori)、are a must.)Please prepare your own cultural attire.(Japanese socks(足袋tabi) & sandal (草履zori)、are a must.)
◇NoteOther than training, those who participate in cultural drum has their own training as well. The first round will be July 4 18:30~19:30, please join us during that time. We will contact you if there`s other training available There is some foreign cultural attire available for borrow. Fees will be collect as cleaning fee. Depending on the material of some attire is made of, higher fee might occur.※We don’t offer help to wear Yukata during that day.(Please contact us if you are foreigner).

◇ To Apply:Please write out all of the following and submit by mail into the contact form. Also, when sending, please register with a mail address other than @

Application form
       Title [Sansa Odori]
       ① Name
② Name in furigana
③E-mail address
④Phone number
⑦Date of birth (needed for insurance)
⑧Home country
⑨Job title (School name if you’re a student)
⑩Desired position: (Dance/Taiko drum/Flute/Ethnic percussion instrument)
⑪If you chose dance in #10, please specify your Sansa dance experience. :(Advance/Average/Beginner)
⑫Dress attire on the day of the festival Yukata or Traditional clothes (your own belongings)


Iwate International Association
〒020-0045 Aiina 5F, 1-7-1 Morioka Station West, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture 020-0045
For enquiry through telephone or mail ⇒ Contact
(Please be sure to check the reception completion email from the association after applying.)