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JakJapan Matsuri Festival 2016

Kami selalu senang ketika ada event JakJapan Matsuri Festival. Dari tahun ke tahun pasti kami usahakan untuk mengunjungi, kecuali kalau ada keperluan yang lebih penting. 85 more words


Matsuyama 松山, part 3: Festival 祭 & final day

Continuation from part 1 and part 2 of Matsuyama trip.

At the end of the first day, we were lucky enough that there was a Lantern and danjiri (shrine/temple cart) festival scheduled during our visit, held in the park at the foot of the castle. 636 more words



The centerpiece of many Japanese festivals is the mikoshi, a traveling shrine which is meant to be carried from a main shrine into the surrounding neighborhood. 82 more words



Portable shrine festival in Yokohama Japan


Gods on Our Shoulders: Carrying the Mikoshi

July 23, 2017

It’s been a hot minute since I last wrote here. Speaking of hot, how’s that delightful Japanese summer working out for you, Erin? 2,283 more words

Living In Japan

Japan: Hachioji Geisha

Even if you have never visited Japan, you must be familiar with Japan’s geisha culture. With their distinctive white face, red lips and elaborately decorated hairstyle, the geisha remain an enduring symbol of Japan. 409 more words