Shimonoseki Bakan Festival
It is the summer festival that all Shimonoseki citizens participate in. Many stalls open in the main venue of Kaikyo Yume Square and the whole city becomes lively with singing and dancing. "Heike Odori Dance" on the final day is so powerful with about 4,000 dancers participating. Everyone is welcome to participate, so come and join us and dance with the drums.

· Date: around the end of August every year