The Matsuri -Festival of “Love and Thanks”-

The party is on this weekend at Sunagawa Oasis Park in Hokkaido as a variety of performers come together to spread a message of love and gratitude.

The 17th edition of The Matsuri: Festival of "Love and Thanks" will feature traditional yosakoi dancing and old-style music, which are all free to watch. There will also be a mythologically themed stage show from 7:30 p.m. on July 1. (Yuki Yamauchi)