About a 10-minute walk from Ogi Port, Shiroyama Park is home to EC’s outdoor concerts every year. The path leading up from Kisaki Shrine opens into a lush natural amphitheatre where you can sit on the grass and enjoy the show.
Kisaki Shrine is the entrance to the Shiroyama Concert venue and a three-minute walk from the EC Info Centre. From Aug. 23 (Fri) to 25 (Sun), event tickets are sold and Entrance Order Colour Cards are distributed at the Shrine.
Ogi Port Park
Ogi Port Park is the green open space by the sea right across from the EC Info Centre and home to Harbour Market during EC. This year, the park will also host various performances on a specially built Fringe stage.
Marine Plaza Ogi (EC Info Centre & EC Official Shop)
This information Center is a five-minute walk from Ogi Port.
On the 1st floor you will find the EC Info Centre and Sado Tourism Association South Sado Branch. Updated event info can be found at the EC Info desk. The Sado Tourism Association Branch provides Sado travel info and bicycle-rental service.
The second floor is home to the EC Official Shop. EC merchandise including limited edition t-shirts, and Kodo CDs, DVDs and other goods are on sale here.
Aug. 23 – 25 (Fri – Sun) 9:00 – 17:00
Aug. 26 (Mon) 9:00 – 12:00
※Sado Tourism Association South Sado Branch opens daily, 8:30 – 17:30, except Sundays in winter and the New Year’s holiday.
This workshop venue is a 7-minute walk from the EC Info Centre, en route from Kisaki Shrine to Ogi Gym on the road that runs alongside the fishing port.
Rito Centre is diagonally across from the EC Info Centre, in front of the “Taraibune” (tub boat) docks. During EC, it will be used as a workshop venue.
Around Ogi Town
Certain events will be focused around the main shopping street in Ogi. On Aug 19 (Sun), the Sado Performing Arts fringe, which includes demon drummers, will travel from door to door in typical festival style. After the Shiroyama Concert on Aug. 18 (Sat), join the Ogi Okesa dance circle to experience a local festival first hand.
Sado Island Taiko Centre
Sado Island Taiko Centre, located right next to Kodo Village, offers hands-on taiko experiences all year round. It is a ten-minute drive from the EC Info Centre. It will be used as the venue for EC Pre-Event “Taiko Experience with Shinchan-sensei” in the week leading up to EC. (Aug. 13 – 22, except Aug. 19)