Yosakoi Soran Festival 2014
Yosakoi Soran Festival is a type of team dance competition held in June in Sapporo. Wearing colorful and unique costumes, people from all around Hokkaido dance lively with Naruko, wooden percussion instruments, to the music of “soran,” old herring fishermen’s work songs, in many places in Sapporo. Every summer, about 30,000 participants and 2,000,000 spectators flock to Sapporo to enjoy the festival. The Yosakoi Soran Festival 2014 will be held from June 4th – 8th in Sapporo.