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Iizaka Kenka Matsuri
2015.09.11
“Iizaka Kenka Matsuri”in Fukushima, where 1-ton floats violently crash into each other(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/phpEqMEymDw Iizaka Kenka Matsuri is the best event to see during Fukushima's autumn schedule of festivals. The main festival in aut
Nihon-matsu Chochin (Lantern) Festival
2015.09.09
The“Nihon-matsu Chochin (Lantern) Festival”- 3,000 beautiful red paper lanterns swaying in the autumn evening sky!(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/jEbFocfsVl0 The Nihon-matsu Chochin (Lantern) Festival is held every year in Nihon-matsu, Fukushima Prefecture from October 4th to t
2015.07.15
What’s the difference between a Dashi and a Mikoshi?(MOVIE)
Dashi, A Decorated Festival Float The appearance of a Dashi and a Mikoshi are similar but their roles in Shinto celebrations are very different. As
Yamahoko parade
2015.07.10
Kyoto’s 1,100 year summer festival, the“Gion Matsuri”(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/iUN61gtTeJk Gion Matsuri, in hopes for good health The summer has finally arrived! Gion Matsuri is held in Kyoto, again! The sound
2015.07.09
I want to see it at least once, the Hakata “Gion Yamakasa Festival !” The splendid display of men running through the town of Hakata during it. (MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/-mI4ucwgIHA A dedication ritual at Kushida Shrine that boasts over 770 years of tradition. Everywhere Japan, when people think of a
2015.07.03
Why is the “Nachi-no- Ōgi matsuri” held?(MOVIE)
A Shinto ritual held at the Nachi Falls and the Kumano Nachi Taisha to welcome the Kumano gods home. In the region of Kumano, the religious sites o
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Hamahigajima Island in Okinawa. Shirumichu.
2015.06.17
[Okinawa, Hamahigajima Island] Pray for being blessed with a child at “Shirumichu,” a sacred place where the God of Okinawa was blessed with kids.
The Island where the creator of Ryukyu (Okinawa) used to reside Hello, it’s Guri from Tadaima Japan. Continued from the previous article, I would lik
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A view from the garden of the Hamahigashima Hotel Resort
2015.06.16
To be honest, I didn’t want to tell anybody about it! A magnificent hotel resort on the isolated Island of Hamahiga in Okinawa.
It’s a hotel you’ll want to visit again and again. Hello, it’s Guri from Tadaima Japan. Okinawa is one of my favorite places to visit and I even had
Otaue Shinji
2015.06.11
Located right in the center of Osaka, the “Otaue Shinji” rice planting festival at Sumiyoshi Taisha Grand Shrine!(MOVIE)
Living in harmony with the four seasons, the people of the country of rice - Japanese Shinto Rituals. Sumiyoshi Taisha Grand Shrine is located righ
2014.08.01
“Sanja Matsuri”, a festival with over 1300 years of history celebrated in Tokyo’s famous Asakusa district.
Asakusa’s 3 most popular days of the year when people get crazy! When asked, “What’s the most popular sightseeing area in Tokyo,” the common
2014.06.26
Wagashi (Traditional Japanese confectionery often served with tea)
Video You can experience making Wagashi! Wagashi is found all over Japan and is unique to each location. 400 years ago in Kyoto and Edo (now