A land blessed by nature – Hokkaido
Hokkaido is a land with many characteristics. Food, fresh air, beautiful nature, winter sports to enjoy in nature, etc. From small-scale village events to large-scale festivals with 2 million people, there are various and unique northern festivals here. Participating in festivals held in various parts of Hokkaido can make your trip to Hokkaido more fulfilling.
Yosakoi Soran Festival, is a big summer festival in Sapporo, the northern part of the country, in early summer. The dancers, the audience, and the streets are full of excitement and joy.
During the five-day event, more than 300 troupes and more than 40,000 dancers danced enthusiastically in nearly 20 venues in Sapporo. YOSAKOI Soran is a unique rhythm in Hokkaido, combining the Yosakoi Festival in Kochi Prefecture and Soran Folk Songs in Hokkaido; the main highlight of the event is the costumes and carefully choreographed dances made by the team.
Sapporo Snow Festival, is one of the three largest snow festivals in Japan. It is world-renowned and gathers more than 2 million domestic and foreign tourists every year. The biggest selling point of the “Ice Falls Festival” in Sounkyo, Kamikawa Seeing the frozen waterfall flowing down the precipice, it is huge. It reflects the sunlight during the day and lights up the lights at night to present a colorful light, which is dreamy both day and night.
The Sapporo Snow Festival is the most representative event in Hokkaido and the largest event in Hokkaido. The snow festival lasts for 7 days and has a total of about 2 million tourists. Large-scale snow sculptures or ice sculptures with different characteristics were built according to different themes. These superbly crafted ice sculptures, under the sunlight during the day, the towering snow sculptures look very impressive. It is majestic and majestic. At night, with the cooperation of colorful lights, the crystal clear ice sculpture works make people feel like entering the mysterious world of Northland. About 300 works of various sizes will be clustered in Odori Park, TUSDOMU and Susukino. The three main venues present representative buildings and dolls from Japan and other countries in the world.