Yosakoi is a summer dance. Nowhere in Japan are they more excited about summer than in Hokkaido (northern Japan). The Sapporo Yosakoi Soran Festival is Japan's biggest traditional dance festival.
Yosakoi dance is has become popular in recent years. There are now over 200 festivals and competitions each year in Japan. Teams from all over Japan come to compete in the Yosakoi Soran Festival.
The Sapporo Yosakoi Soran Festival is ranked #4 of 100 best festivals in Japan