Yosokoi Festival

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Yosokoi Festival in Hakuba

August 13

Hakuba Station

Yosakoi is a unique style of dance that originated in Japan and that is performed at festivals and events all over the country. he choreographed dances are often performed by large teams. Along with a number of professional yosakoi schools and town dance teams, yosakoi is also a popular event during the sports festivals held by Japanese elementary, junior, and senior high schools. Yosakoi participants include men and women of almost all ages – sometimes within a single team.

The event takes place in front of the Hakuba train station. Lot’s of food and drink stalls are available. Limited seating available.