Sakado Yosakoi 2020 – For the second year in a row, the Sakado Yosakoi festival has been cancelled. Last year it was due to a typhoon, this year (2020) it is due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The decision was made quite early to cancel the event with confirmation coming throughRead More →

The Urawa Yosakoi Festival takes place annually in July.  However, in 2020 the festival has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak. In May, the Saitama Tourism and International Bureau (STIB) announced the cancellation of dozens of summer festivals in Saitama City this year because of the pandemic. Image takenRead More →

Information for this annual event is now available in the events section of insaitama.com. The Tokorozawa festival will be held on the 10th and 11th, with the main parade, music and street performances happening on the latter; Sunday the 11th. On the 10th, most of the activities will be conductedRead More →