The Odisha Community Japan (OCJ) together with their sponsors and patrons will celebrate the 2018 Rath Yatra at KAWASAKI on 15th July. This will be the 11th consecutive year of our celebration in Japan. During the event a 3-meter tall chariot will be pulled by participants on a road near Kawasaki station. In addition to the chariot pulling spectacular dance and plays will be performed during the parade. Prasad and dinner will be distributed after the chariot pulling. Please join us in this celebration that has common heritage between India and Japan.
Final Schedule and venue for each program:
11:30 - 13:30 puja
@ Sakura Community Hall.
3 Higashidachō, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken
13:30 to 14:00
Pahandi ( lord Jagannath nnath with lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra taking seat in Ratha)
from Sakura Hall to Kawasaki City Office
14:00 to 16:00
Odisha Community Japan program with Indian cultural program : @Kawasaki City Office
16:00 to 17:30
Ratha pulling from Kawasaki City Office to Sakura Community Hall through Heiwa-dori, Ginru-gai
17:30 to 19:00
Prasadam and bhajan: @ Sakura Community Hall.