The big summer event in Sasebo city.
Dramatic interpreted big fireworks and marine fireworks in Sasebo Port!
Many other events are held, like stage shows and participatory games.
Enjoy the fireworks and other events!
This is one of the biggest Yosakoi Festival in Kyushu.
Every year, the eve festival is held in the third Friday in October,
and the main festival is held in the third Saturday and Sunday.
During the festival, more than 170 dance teams dance in 13 venues in the city (2014).
Come and feel the passion of dance performers!
※YOSAKOI is the exciting dance festival. Each dance team creates its original choregraphy to compete with other teams. It originates from Yosakoi Festival in Kochi prefecture, then "Yosakoi Soran Festival" held in Sapporo city in Hokkaido prefecture succeeded and made a name. After that, "Yosakoi Festival" spread in many local cities. Yosakoi Sasebo Festival is said to be one of the biggest three Yosakoi Festivals in Japan, following after the Yosakoi Festivals in Kochi and Hokkaido. This is so great festival, filling Sasebo city with vibrant dancers and spectators.