Settle in for the 11th year of the ever popular Kurosaki Yosakoi Festival, ready to set Kyushu alight through the beauty of dance. Originating in Kochi Prefecture in Shikoku, yosakoi is a majestic yet energetic dance twinning traditional movement with modern music, quickly gaining a worldwide following. Across two days, over 80 groups of Kyushu and Western Japan’s top performers will be burning through the crowds in whirlwinds of energy so stick those dancing shoes on and be sure not to miss out.
Photo from 2017, source: 黒崎よさこい祭り
• 5/18 (Sat.), 5/19 (Sun.)
• 12:00~18:00 (5/19: 8:30~20:00)
• Magarinomatsunamiki Park and other areas (detailed map here)
• Kishinoura, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka
• 093-616-6615 (Kurosaki Yosakoi Festival Executive Committee)