2017-2018 New Year Countdown Events
To celebrate the end of the year, Sapporo’s special year-end countdown events.
The event is the Go Around Countdown, which will take place in the center of Sapporo, Tanukikoji. There will be performances with Taiko, Shamisen and YOSAKOI SORAN at 11:00 pm at “BFH Hall” in Tanukikoji 5-chome, the guests can bring in the new year with a countdown in front of the Hokkaido Tourist Information Center (HTIC-Tanukikoji 5). At midnight the mood will turn to the new year with KAGAMIBIRAKI (breaking open a ceremonial sake barrel), SHISHIMAI (lion dances), and FURUMAIZAKE (New Year’s treat of sake).
Address：BFH HALL: 5 Chome Minami 2 Jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo (5 Chome Tanukikoji Shopping Arcade)
Event date and time：December 31, 2017 (Sun.) Doors open at 10:30pm, Performances start at 11:00pm - January 1, 2018 (Mon.) 12:30am
TEL：Hokkaido Tourist Information Center Sapporo Tanuki-Koji +81-11-218-2005 (14:00-21:30)