Jan 24, 2017

International Jewellery Show, Tokyo

International Jewellery Show, Tokyo

23rd - 26th January, 2017 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo
IJT is Japan's largest and international jewellery trade show.
A wide variety of products in the jewellery industry gathers under one roof in the world trend-setting city, Tokyo. 1,050 companies from 30 countries are expected to participate this year.










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

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170123jewel.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.ijt.jp/en/home/












「国際宝飾展」東京ビッグサイト

Jan 23, 2017

Sake as Cancer Drug (Sasa-Zake Matsuri) at Daianji Temple, Nara City

Sake as Cancer Drug (Sasa-Zake Matsuri) at Daianji Temple, Nara City

23rd January, 2017 | at Daianji Temple, Nara City
Daian-ji (大安寺) was founded during the Asuka period and is one of the Seven Great Temples of Nara, Japan.  









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

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170123cancer.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.daianji.or.jp/












「光仁会(こうにんえ)がん封じ・ささ酒祭り」奈良市大安寺

Chinese New Year Festival at Nankin-machi, Kobe, Hyogo

Chinese New Year Festival at Nankin-machi, Kobe, Hyogo

22nd, 27th - 29th January, 2017 | at Nankin-machi, Kobe, Hyogo  
Nankin-machi is the only China Town in Kansai. Abundant places to see including a splendid public rest room, Chinese cuisine, ingredients, etc. 









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

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170209kobe.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.nankinmachi.or.jp/












「南京町 春節祭」神戸・元町

Heto Mato (Fishermans' Festival), Goto Island, Nagasaki Pref.

Heto Mato (Fishermans' Festival), Goto Island, Nagasaki Pref.

22nd January, 2017 | Goto Island, Nagasaki Pref.
The Gotō Islands (五島列島 Gotō-rettō, literally: "five-island archipelago") are Japanese islands in the East China Sea, off the western coast of Kyūshū. They are part of Nagasaki Prefecture.  











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

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170120hetomato.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.nagasaki-tabinet.com/guide/337/











「ヘトマト」長崎県五島市

Matobakai Festival (shooting three arrows), Tamana, Kumamoto

Matobakai Festival (shooting three arrows), Tamana, Kumamoto

22nd January, 2017 | at Shiouji Shrine, Tamana, Kumamoto  
Matobakai or Hamayumi-sai Festival of Shiouji Shrine, Nagasu-machi, Kumamoto Pref.

Hamayumi Sansha-sai, shooting three arrows to commence the ceremony, takes place from around 11 am. And then, Matobakai, loin-clothed youths scrambling for a round straw mat, 60 cm in diameter and 6 kg in weight, is held first at the Shrine's precincts from 1 pm.










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

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170120kumamoto.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]
http://kumanago.jp/event/?mode=detail&isEvent=1&id=430000000957











破魔弓祭(的ばかい)四王子神社(熊本県玉名郡長洲町)

Jan 22, 2017

Daikan Misogi (ablution in cold water), Kashima Jingu Shrine, Ibaragi Pref.

Daikan Misogi (ablution in cold water), Kashima Jingu Shrine, Ibaragi Pref.

22nd January, 2017 | Kashima Jingu Shrine, Ibaragi Pref.
Kashima Shrine is located at the top of the Kashima plateau in south-east Ibaraki Prefecture (茨城県 Ibaraki-ken), intersecting Kitaura (北浦) and Kashimanada (鹿島灘). Before the Meiji restoration, together with Ise Grand Shrine (伊勢神宮 Ise Jingū) and Katori Shrine (香取神宮 Katori Jingū), all three were given status as Jingū (神宮). A shrine of high Imperial status.  










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

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170120kashima.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.city.kashima.ibaraki.jp/kankou/














「大寒禊」茨城県鹿嶋市 鹿島神宮

Nonotake-Hakusan Festival (Mt. Nono Ceremony) at Konbouji Temple, Wakuya Town, Miyagi

Nonotake-Hakusan Festival (Mt. Nono Ceremony) at Konbouji Temple, Wakuya Town, Miyagi

22nd January, 2017 | at Konbouji Temple, Wakuya Town, Miyagi
Wakuya (涌谷町 Wakuya-chō) is a town located in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The town had an estimated population of 17,000 and a population density of 200 persons per km². The total area was 82.08 km². The area is noted for its rice production.  









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

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170127nonotake.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.miyagi-kankou.or.jp/wom/o-1323












「箟岳白山祭」箟岳山箟峯寺(宮城県 涌谷町)