Yosakoi Soran Festival (YOSAKOIソーラン祭り)
Based on the Kochi Yosakoi Festival and started in 1992 combining naruko wooden clappers with the Soran-bushi, a Hokkaido folk song, the exciting Yosakoi Soran Festival is the largest festival held in Hokkaido. Large groups of dancers wear colorful headbands and happi festival coats, wielding naruko and putting on energetic dance performances in this stunning parade event. The dances put on at various special stages erected for the festival are also a must-see.
- Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Odorinishi 8-chome other [map]
- 2019/6/5-6/9 Depends on the day/event
- Average attendance
- Street stall
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
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Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.