Rath Yatra 2023 at Kawasaki

The NPO Odisha Community Japan (OCJ) together with their sponsors and patrons will celebrate the 2023 Rath Yatra at KAWASAKI on 24th June. This will be the 16th consecutive year of our celebration in Japan. During the event a 4-meter tall chariot will be pulled by participants on a road near Higashida Park, Kawasaki. In addition to the chariot pulling spectacular dance and plays will be performed before and during the Rath Yatra (Chariot Pulling). Prasad and dinner will be distributed after the chariot pulling. Please join us in this celebration that has common heritage like Omikoshi Matsuri between India and Japan.


•14:30-15:00:  Pahandi

•15:00-16:00:  Speeches by H.E. Mr. Sibi George, Ambassador of India and other dignitaries

                        followed by cultural program 

•16:00-17:00:  Ratha Yatra (Chariot pulling)

•17:00-18:00:  Prasad Distribution at Higashida Park