“Amazing Awaji Festival” on Awaji Island

Jun 28, 2024 at 10:30am ~ Jun 30, 2024 at 5:00pm

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to interact with people from all over the world and learn about different cultures? The “Amazing Awaji Festival” offers just that opportunity. This event is organized by the global members of the “Awaji Youth Federation,” a community on Awaji Island with members from more than 20 countries. Join us for a unique cultural exchange on Awaji Island!

Amazing Awaji Festival Overview

Time: June 28 (Friday), 2024 to June 30 (Sunday), 2024 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Place: CRAFT CIRCUS, 2-2 Nojima-Hirabayashi, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1724

This event will allow you to interact with members from over 20 countries through engaging workshops for both adults and children, exciting welcome performances by international artists, and interesting booths showcasing life in Awaji as experienced by foreigners living in the area.

1. Workshops

Workshop list (planned) :

・Onion dyeing experience 
・World board game experience 
・3D printer Experience
・Playing with the SDG toy
・Stamp rally
・Paint workshop 

Fee: 1000 yen

Various discounts:
・Bring an Amazing Awaji Festival flyer or show this event page to get half-price entry: 500 yen
・Free for Awaji Island residents: 0 yen

2. Youth Art Gala

Children’s artwork will be collected under the themes of “Arigato” (gratitude) and “Yume ya Kibou” (dream and hopes) for exhibition at the venue. Additionally, we’ve set up an art space where children attending the event can participate and create their artwork. We invite all children to come and join us in expressing their creativity!

We are currently accepting submissions from within Japan to exhibit at the event.
We welcome applications from individuals aged 12 to 17 residing in Japan (as of May 10, 2024) to showcase their artwork.
We are seeking digital art, photography, oil paintings, and more. The application period is until June 7, 2024 (Friday).
For further details and to submit your work, please visit the website below.

Apply here for the Youth Art Gala

3. Dance & Music Performance

Curious about traditional dances and global culture? At the Amazing Awaji festival, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with foreign members from around 20 countries and gain insights into their experiences living on Awaji Island. Additionally, you can enjoy captivating welcome performances by overseas artists, adding an extra layer of cultural exchange and entertainment to the event!

Buy voucher tickets for the event

CRAFT CIRCUS Business Hours: 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

*Business hours may change depending on the season. 
*For further details, please check the Craft Circus official website. 


*The information is current and is subject to change. 
*For the most recent information, please contact us using the contact information below. 


About Awaji Youth Federation

This is a project initiated by the Pasona Group, Inc., offering foreigners the opportunity to pursue their dreams and ambitions on Awaji Island. Currently, 22 members from 19 countries are participating in this nine-month program. Through this opportunity, they engage in various projects and meaningful works and contribute to the vibrant community of Awaji Island.

 Admission: Free!
Workshops: Participate in exciting activities such as onion skin dyeing, world board game experience, 3D printing, SDG toy play, stamp rally, and paint workshop.
Fee: ¥1,000 for all workshops (¥500 with proof of promotional material).

 Special Tickets: ¥5,000 – includes access to Godzilla attraction at Nijigen no Mori (must be at least 120cm and 25kg), ¥2,500 dining coupon, and all workshops. Book on Peatix for a 20% discount (first 200 people).



Start: Jun 28th 2024 at 10:30am

End: Jun 30th 2024 at 5:00pm


Craft Circus, 2-2 Nojima Hirabayashi, Awaji City, Hyogo Prefecture