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Updated: March 25, 2020
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The island of Izu Oshima is famous for its beautiful tsubaki (camellia) flowers. This camellia festival is the island's biggest event of the year, and it's a wonderful showcase of Izu Oshima's many unique offerings.
The main venue of the festival is Camellia Plaza, where you can purchase a range of regional goods and see local folk performances on the main stage. Nearby, Oshima Park has a variety of flower types in its camellia grove. You can even see kinkacha, a rare yellow camellia.
Other activities at the festival include a parade, a workshop at which you can experience dyeing with camellia petals, and a beauty contest.
Izu & Ogasawara Islands
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