On April 30th, An Akita University’s students group activity, YOSAKOI circle “YOSATOSE KABUKI”, a Japanese dance circle appeared on stage to pump up official game of NPB (Nippon Professional Baseball) Eastern League “Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs. Yomiuri Giants” held in Green Stadium Yokote.
Offer for this event came from Rakuten baseball club to Yokote Branch School. In order to contribute in warming up the game, “YOSATOSE KABUKI” who is active not only in Akita but also in other prefectures performed dances.
Performed by 37 students, total of 4 pieces were performed. On 11:40, 3 pieces at circuit of the stadium and on 12:35 right before the game starts, 1 piece at the outfield.
Prior to the performance, representative of the group made a speech “ We well do our best to cheer up today’s event.” It was a low temperature day with strong wind however the performance blew away the coldness and entertained the audiences.