The Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi (原宿表参道元氣祭 スーパーよさこい) is a large Yosakoi festival held around JR Yamanote Line Harajuku Station and Tokyo Metro subway Meiji-jingu-mae Station on the last weekend of August. This street dance festival, dedicated to Meiji Jingu Shrine in front of the station, kicked off in 2001. The yosakoi dance itself is a relatively new type of dance which was started in 1954 in Kochi Prefecture.
Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi
More than 100 yosakoi dance teams participate this event. The dances will be performed at several points around Harajuku Station.