Okinawa City 2018 Industry Fair this weekend

The 2018 Okinawa City Industry Fair will be held this weekend on Saturday and Sunday at Okinawa Comprehensive Park in Hiyane.

The fair showcases an array of farm and marine products, crafts, Ryukyu musical instruments, pottery, awamori and more, all produced within the city.

In addition, the fair hosts live music performances, including traditional folk songs and Eisa.

Other attractions include a craft making hands-on experience corner and a car exhibition. Producers from Oofunabashi in Iwate prefecture participate in the festival selling seaweed and kelp products that are the specialty of the Sanriku region. The event is designed to be family-friendly.

The fair venue is the Okinawa Comprehensive Athletic Park Gymnasium and its surroundings. The fairgrounds are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days.