May 25, 2017

Yushima Tenjin Sai at Yushima Tenjin Shrine and others, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

Yushima Tenjin Sai at Yushima Tenjin Shrine and others, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

26th - 28th May, 2017 | Yushima Tenjin Shrine and others, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Annual Festival of the shrine. Mikoshi parade through the neighborhood, and edosato-kagura (Shinto dance with music) is performed several times a day.  














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

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170523ysm.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.yushimatenjin.or.jp/pc/eng-page/english.htm

















湯島天神祭(東京都文京区)

May 24, 2017

Yushima Tenjin Sai at Yushima Tenjin Shrine and others, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

Yushima Tenjin Sai at Yushima Tenjin Shrine and others, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

26th - 28th May, 2017 | Yushima Tenjin Shrine and others, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Annual Festival of the shrine. Mikoshi parade through the neighborhood, and edosato-kagura (Shinto dance with music) is performed several times a day.  













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


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170523ysm.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.yushimatenjin.or.jp/pc/eng-page/english.htm














湯島天神祭(東京都文京区)

Takigi Noh (Open-air Noh performances), Kofukuji and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Nara

Takigi Noh (Open-air Noh performances), Kofukuji and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Nara

26th - 27th May, 2017 | at Kofuku-ji and Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara  
Nara Takigi Noh at Kofuku-ji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara features traditional Noh theater performances lit by burning torches.  









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


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170517noh.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kohfukuji.com/event/festival/07.html














薪御能と塔影能(奈良・興福寺)

May 23, 2017

Kobe Festival, Kobe, Hyogo

Kobe Festival, Kobe, Hyogo

21st May, 2017 | Kobe, Hyogo  
The whole city bursts into a festive mood with festivities in each ward across the city, including the festival parade starting in front of Flower Road, Samba Street, and the flower stage.  














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


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170518kb.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.kobe-matsuri.com/         
















『神戸まつり』兵庫県神戸市中央区三宮

Sendai Aoba Matsuri (dancing parade), at Sendai City, Miyagi Pref.

Sendai Aoba Matsuri (dancing parade), at Sendai City, Miyagi Pref.

20th - 21st May, 2017 | at Sendai City, Miyagi Pref.
The Aoba Festival, originally called the Sendai Festival, started 350 years ago after the completion of the city's Toshogu Shrine by clan leader Date Tadamune, Like all Toshogu Shrines, they were built to honor the legendary leader that united the country: Tokugawa Ieyasu.

Years later when Aoba Shrine was built to remember the founder of Sendai, Date Masamune, people slowly started to start call the celebration Aoba Festival.

Today, you'll see the history, tradition, and a little magic by some colorful characters that make the festival the unforgettable experience that it is.  













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


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170518aooba.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.aoba-matsuri.com/index.html
















仙台・青葉まつり(宮城県)

May 22, 2017

Sanja Matsuri at Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo

Sanja Matsuri at Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo

19th - 21st May, 2017 | at Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo
Sanja Matsuri is one of Tokyo's three great festivals. Held near the Asakusa Kannon Temple it features processions of over 100 Omikoshi, portable shrines.

The three-day festival climaxes on the final day with around 10,000 men dressed in happis chanting “Soiya! Soiya!” around the three Honja mikoshi said to carry three festival gods enshrined in Asakusa Shrine.

The festival attracted 1.5 million people everytime.  














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


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170517asakusa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.sanjasama.jp/

















三社祭(浅草神社例大祭)東京都台東区

Sanja Matsuri at Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo

Sanja Matsuri at Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo

19th - 21st May, 2017 | at Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo
Sanja Matsuri is one of Tokyo's three great festivals. Held near the Asakusa Kannon Temple it features processions of over 100 Omikoshi, portable shrines.
The three-day festival climaxes on the final day with around 10,000 men dressed in happis chanting “Soiya! Soiya!” around the three Honja mikoshi said to carry three festival gods enshrined in Asakusa Shrine.
The festival attracted 1.5 million people everytime.  













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

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170517asakusa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.sanjasama.jp/













三社祭(浅草神社例大祭)東京都台東区