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The 34th Osu Chonin Festival

The complete guide and live cast


Photos by Achim Runnebaum

From Saturday, October 15, 2011 through Sunday October 16, 2011, the 34th annual Osu Chonin Festival will take place in Osu, Nagoya, Japan.

Witness the mixture of the traditional to modern performances.

This is the complete guide of the festival in the year 2011. Check out the YokosoNews coverage of OCF 2010 (Formerly as Osu Street Performance Festival 2010)


Please scroll down for the live cast detail.

Festival guide

Day 1: Saturday, October 15, 2011
Time: 11:00am~8:00pm

Day 2: Sunday, October 16, 2011
Time: 11:00am~6:30pm

Location: Osu Shopping District, Nagoya, Japan (Google Interactive Map)


Please use the public transportation. Please scroll down to the bottom of the page for the detail.

  • Osu Kannon Station (Tsurumai Line on Nagoya Subway)
  • Kamimaedu Station (Tsurumai Line and Meijo Line on Nagoya Subway)

Featured Programs

The detail is TBA. While you're waiting, check our detail report of previous year.

  • Parades
    • Oiran (Geisha) Parade
    • Aichi Omotenashi Samurai Parade
    • Samurai Princess parade
    • Nagoya Matsuri Eiketsu (Shogun) Parade
  • Street Performances
  • Wrestling Show

Osu Chonin Festival Interactive Map

View Osu Chonin Festival English Map in a larger map

Live cast


Please check the Japanese channel of OCF 2011 on Ustream to check if we're behind or not. We'll conduct Japanese live cast at the different channgel before and after the English live cast.


Watch at YokosoNews.tv


Date & Time

Saturday, October 15, 2011
12:00pm~1:00pm (Japan Standard Time)

* The time is subject to change since the weather forecast doesn't sound good.

* The program is subject to change, postpond or cancel at the last min.

Local times:

Location Week Date Time
USA/Honolulu Friday 10/14/2011 5:00pm~
USA/Pacific Friday 10/14/2011 8:00pm~
USA/Central Friday 10/14/2011 10:00pm~
USA/Estern Friday 10/14/2011 11:00pm~
Sao Paulo Saturday 10/15/2011 12:00am~
London Saturday 10/15/2011 4:00am~
Madrid Saturday 10/15/2011 5:00am~
Paris Saturday 10/15/2011 5:00am~
Kuwait Saturday 10/15/2011 6:00am~
Moscow Saturday 10/15/2011 7:00am~
Mumbai Saturday 10/15/2011 8:30am~
Bangkok Saturday 10/15/2011 10:00am~
Singapore Saturday 10/15/2011 11:00am~
Sydney Sunday 10/15/2011 1:00pm~

Click here for the extended list.

Katz Ueno
As the Editor-in-chief & Producer of YokosoNews, Katz wants to show Japan to the rest of the world. Read more ยป