Ogi, the Town of Merchants: the Fan Market at Earth Celebration

Rife with merchant culture, the town of Ogi is shaped like a fan. In 2014, to celebrate 400 years since its open port, Ogi launched its special market. This year, a special version of the market will be open at Earth Celebration! Come enjoy the historic shopping arcades, and charming merchant town at this market.

Date & Time

Aug. 19 (Sat), 20 (Sun)


Ogi Shopping Arcade


[ Earth Celebration Project ]
Exhibition: ‘Living, Learning, and Creating’
Date & time: Aug. 19 (Sat), 20 (Sun) 10:00~17:00 (free admission)
Venue: Tennanso (Ogi, Sado) MAP#23
Exhibition details: Drawings, photographs, hand-made instruments, stage apparatus, furniture, daily goods, etc. by Kodo members and staff.

Special Fringe Performance: Salsagumtape ~Ogi Town Parade version~
Join Salsagumtape for a parade through the town of Ogi! Enjoy the historic views of the town during Ogi, the Town of Merchants: the Fan Market at Earth Celebration – and show off your own hand-made percussion instruments.
Date&time: Aug. 20 (Sun) 14:00〜15:00
Venue: Start at the Ogi Wharf Park and parade into the town of Ogi. The parade ends at Amidain Temple. MAP#24
Performers: Salsagumtape *Participation is open to all!

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Ogi, Town of Merchants Promotion Union
Tel. 0259-86-2216