2019 Rath Yatra Announcement

The Odisha Community Japan (OCJ) together with their sponsors and patrons will celebrate the 2019 Rath Yatra at KAWASAKI on 06th July. This will be the 12th consecutive year of our celebration in Japan. During the event a 4-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: 

13:00 - 14:30 puja 
@ Sakura Community Hall. 

3  Higashidachō, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken, Japan, 〒210-0005

14:30 to 14:4
Pahandi ( lord Jagannath with lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra taking seat in Ratha) 
from Sakura Hall to Kawasaki City Office 

14:45 to 16:00 
Odisha Community Japan program with Indian cultural program : @Kawasaki City Office 

16:00 to 17:4
Ratha pulling from Kawasaki City Office to Sakura Community Hall through Heiwa-dori, Ginru-gai 

18:00 to 20:00 
Prasadam and bhajan: @ Sakura Community Hall.