Wasshoi Hyakuman Natsumatsuri (わっしょい百万夏祭り) is a matsuri in Kokura, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka, Japan.
It is a summer festival usually held during the first weekend in August and that last two days with more than 10,000 people who are participating in the dance.
It is Kitakyūshū’s largest festival, having been created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the creation of the city.
The hyakuman odori (百万踊り), a yosakoi dance that originated in Kōchi has been performed every year since 2003. Local businesses and groups, as well as student organizations, have participated, and participation has increased in the years since it started.
|DATE||2019.08.03 to 2019.08.04, the first weekend of August|
|ACCESS||15-minute walk from the JR Kokura Station.|
|POSSIBLE FACILITIES|| Wifi
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