How to dance Yukata Ondo

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Yukata Ondo (ゆかた音頭) is a popular Bon Odori Song. This is very unique dance because it uses Uchiwa, a fan.

Yukata Ondo
"Yukata Dance Song"
Song: Masao Suzuki.

use paper fan on right hand
(walk counterclockwise)

Level: 04
Type: Uchiwa

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Detailed Travel Guide

Face your stomach to the center of circle, and count 4.
Clap, clap and clap.
Grab the right arm wing by left hand.
Swing the fan to right up and palm up like catching rain.
Drop the fan to left and step.
Three steps to right with swinging the fan over.
Three steps to left hold left arm wing by fan, but don't move.
You must face to the center of the circle.
Turn clockwise. Spin one times with 6 steps.
At each steps, you flip your fan.
Three steps to the center from right foot.
Open your arms.
Three steps back, and make a big circle.
Turn to the right and beckon, right and left.
Step right foot and draw Mt. Fuji, and step right foot back.
Again, step from right foot, and swing your face three times.
Grab right arm wing by left hand.
Clap, clap and clap. At last clap turn to the center.


Dance Instructor: Yoshiko Ikemura Sensei
Dance team: Minato Waodorinokai, Ran no Kai.