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Japan Matsuri 2014

Yesterday was London’s Japan Matsuri – a huge Japan-themed outdoor festival that currently takes place at Trafalgar Square. I work for a Japanese cultural institution that promotes international relations, so was there as part of work, giving information about learning more about Japanese language and culture. 435 more words

Shinto / Japanese Religion

Day 8, Temple 23, 6km

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  • Sunday 13 October 2013
  • Weather: Hot, 26⁰C 
  • Temple: 23, 6km
  • Accommodation: Camped in the tent at a services stop in Hiwasa…
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Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage

today's holiday: Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine Matsuri

Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine Matsuri

After the opening ceremonies on September 14, the annual celebration at the Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine in Kamakura, Japan, begins on the 15th with a parade of three… 97 more words

Ishioka Festival

When: September 13-15
Where: Area around Ishioka Station, Hitachinokuni Sōshagū Shrine, Ishioka

The Ishioka Festival, one of the Three Great Kanto Festivals, is held every year at Hitachinokuni Sōshagū Shrine. 174 more words

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Ryoja-sai Festival

I recently moved to Tokyo. Today there was a big local festival in town. After the haircut, there was still buzz in town centre, so I pulled out my Fuji and walked among the sweaty guys (and girls) to capture their energy and emotions. 264 more words