“Chindon” is a Japanese name for a street band hired to advertise things such as special sales, or the opening of new stores. In the north of Japan “Hakodate Chindon” work hard day and night under the motto “cheerfully, happily and eagerly”. They often perform at festivals, and at events for promoting towns, or institutions. Even if you are blue, you will want to dance when you hear their music. In bad times and in good times, they survive with love and laughter, and always make audiences smile and be happy. Please check them out!