Terakata Chochin Bon Dance
This bon dance was nominated as a City’s Intangible folk cultural assets in 2000. The festival is held in front of the Moriguchi-shi station every year.
Terakata Chochin odori (Bon dance) is a folk entertainment of Kyu-minamiterakata area of Moriguchi city, which started in Edo era. It is particular that people hold a lantern and dance with the musical accompaniment that uses the Japanese drum with the Kawachi ondo (Eastern Osaka style bon dance) music.
This bon dance was nominated as a city’s intangible folk cultural assets in 2000.
Information source : Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau