Mar 29, 2017

Nagashi-bina Festival, along the Sendaigawa River in Mochigase, Tottori Pref.

Nagashi-bina Festival, along the Sendaigawa River in Mochigase, Tottori Pref.

30th March, 2017 | along the Sendaigawa River in Mochigase, Tottori Pref.
Nagashi-bina Festival is held along the Sendaigawa River in Mochigase in Tottori. Prefecture. It features dolls being sent down the river on small platters to wash away bad luck and get rid of evil spirits.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170412mochigase.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://nagashibinanoyakata.jp/index.php?id=5











「もちがせ 流しびな行事」鳥取県鳥取市用瀬町

Mar 28, 2017

Sairei-furyu (Momote Matsuri - Japanese Archery Ritual), Okinoshima Island, Shimane

Sairei-furyu (Momote Matsuri - Japanese Archery Ritual), Okinoshima Island, Shimane

28th March, 2017 | at Hanaike-jinja, Okinoshima Island, Shimane
Okinoshima is a town located on Dōgo, in Oki District, Shimane Prefecture, Japan.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170328okinosima.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.town.okinoshima.shimane.jp/













「花生神社祭礼風流(百手祭り)」島根県 隠岐の島町

Kamakazuno Kagura (Spring Lion Dance) at Kamakazu Ise Shrine, Asahi City, Chiba

Kamakazuno Kagura (Spring Lion Dance) at Kamakazu Ise Shrine, Asahi City, Chiba

27th - 28th March, 2017 | at Kamakazu Ise Shrine, Asahi City, Chiba
Asahi is a city at northern Chiba Prefecture, Japan, located in far northeastern Chiba Prefecture, bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the southeast.  












# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170327asahi.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.asahi.lg.jp/kanko/004_04.html













「鎌数の神楽」千葉県旭市

Mar 27, 2017

Yudate-no-Shishi-mai - Lion Dance, Suwa-jinja Shrine, Hakone-machi, Kanagawa

Yudate-no-Shishi-mai - Lion Dance, Suwa-jinja Shrine, Hakone-machi, Kanagawa

27th March, 2017 | at Suwa-jinja Shrine, Hakone-machi, Kanagawa
Lion Dance. One of shishimai lion dances, Kama-Meguri-no-mai is distinguished for its dance of splashing hot water with bamboo leaves over visitors.

It is said that people getting splashed water is a sign to be in good health through the year.  












# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170327ydt.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.hakonenavi.jp/event/index/9/













仙石原湯立獅子舞(仙石原諏訪神社-神奈川県箱根)

ART FAIR TOKYO 2017 at Tokyo Forum

ART FAIR TOKYO 2017 at Tokyo Forum

17th - 19th March, 2017 | at Tokyo Forum
For this special anniversary year, ART FAIR TOKYO will bring together an exciting line-up offering a range of opportunities to encounter and purchase new art.

The venue layout will further transform for the 2017 fair, with the North Wing showcasing antiques, crafts, nihonga and yoga, and the South Wing featuring a focus on contemporary art.

Special programs planned include exhibitions re-examining Japanese contemporary art from the perspectives of the fourth centenary of the Rimpa and the globally renowned Venice Biennale, as well as media and technology art in the Marunouchi area considering how we interact with cities.  












# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170322artfair.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://artfairtokyo.com















アートフェア東京(東京国際フォーラム)

DORO-UCHI-MATSURI (Mud-Throwing Festival) at Hosaka Aso, Asakura, Fukuoka

DORO-UCHI-MATSURI (Mud-Throwing Festival) at Hosaka Aso, Asakura, Fukuoka

26th March, 2017 | at Hosaka Aso Shrine, Asakura City, Fukuoka  
The Hosaka Aso Shrine is a branch shrine of the Aso Shrine in Higo Kumamoto, which was established for the god of childbirth in the Hosaka district, at the beginning of the Edo era, in 1692 (Genroku 4th yr).

DORO-UCHI-MATSURI, which is famous as a peculiar festival in Haki, as well as OSHIROI-MATSURI, has been held for more than 300 years in the Hosaka Aso Shrine.

This festival was designated as a Fukuoka Prefecture Intangible Cultural Treasure in 1958 (Showa 33rd yr).  












# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170328dorouchi.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.amagiasakura.net/














「泥打ち祭り」穂坂阿蘇神社(福岡県朝倉市)

Momote-sai (Japanese Archery Ritual) at Okadaya Public Hall, Ube City, Yamaguchi

Momote-sai (Japanese Archery Ritual) at Okadaya Public Hall, Ube City, Yamaguchi

26th March, 2017 | at Okadaya Public Hall, Ube City, Yamaguchi
Ube is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan on the Seto Inland Sea.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170324ube.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.oidemase.or.jp/












「百手祭」宇部市岡田屋公会堂