Jan 22, 2018

Naked Parade at Shizukuishi Town, Iwate Pref.

Naked Parade at Shizukuishi Town, Iwate Pref.

22nd January, 2018 | at Shizukuishi Town, Iwate Pref.
Shizukuishi is located in the Ōu Mountains of west-central Iwate Prefecture, bordering Akita Prefecture to the west. Mount Iwate, an active volcano, lies just to the north of Shizukuishi and dominates the landscape.  





# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] www.goldenjipangu.com/180120shizukuishi.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.iwatetabi.jp/event/detail/03301/51.html














「雫石町裸参り」三社座神社~永昌寺(岩手県)

Swan Festival at Tokachigawa Hot Springs, Otofuke Town, Hokkaido

Swan Festival at Tokachigawa Hot Springs, Otofuke Town, Hokkaido

21st January - 26th February, 2018 | at Tokachigawa Hot Springs, Otofuke Town, Hokkaido  Otofuke (音更町 Otofuke-chō) is a town located in Katō District, Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] www.goldenjipangu.com/180126swan.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.tokachigawa.net/









「十勝川白鳥まつり彩凛華」北海道 音更町

Jan 21, 2018

Daikoku (the god of wealth) Matsuri Festival at Kanda Myojin, Chiyoda, Tokyo

Daikoku (the god of wealth) Matsuri Festival at Kanda Myojin, Chiyoda, Tokyo

21st - 22nd January, 2018 | at Kanda Myojin Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo   Daikoku (the god of wealth) Matsuri Festival at Kanda Myojin Shrine, Chiyoda-ku. A purification ceremony (people coming of age pour icy water over themselves) takes place . Hocho-shiki (rite or traditional art of skillfully slicing a large carp) is conducted.




# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180112daikoku.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kandamyoujin.or.jp/










神田明神だいこく祭り(東京都千代田区)

Jan 20, 2018

Kanchu-Misogi (The purification) at Kanda-Myojin, Tokyo

Kanchu-Misogi (The purification) at Kanda-Myojin, Tokyo

21st - 22nd January, 2018 | at Kanda-Myojin, Tokyo
The purification that was originally undertaken before holding a Shinto ceremony (in short, before approaching God), has never signified the action of cleansing oneself or of receiving forgiveness even if you've done something bad.  







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180112kanda.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.kandamyoujin.or.jp/













寒中禊(かんちゅうみそぎ)神田明神 東京都千代田区

Kamezuka Neriba (Big Sacred Rope Parade), Seirou Town, Niigata Pref.

Kamezuka Neriba (Big Sacred Rope Parade), Seirou Town, Niigata Pref.

21st January, 2018 | Seirou Town, Niigata Pref.  








# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180126seirou.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.niigata-kankou.or.jp/sys/data?page-id=2246












「亀塚練馬」新潟県聖籠町

Shiwasu Matsuri (Fire Festival), Misato Town, Miyazaki Pref.

Shiwasu Matsuri (Fire Festival), Misato Town, Miyazaki Pref.

20th - 22nd January, 2018 | Misato Town, Miyazaki Pref.
Misato (美郷町 Misato-chō) is a town located in Higashiusuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. The town was formed on January 1, 2006 from the merger of the villages of Kitagō, Nangō and Saigō, all from Higashiusuki District.  







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180125misato.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.town.miyazaki-misato.lg.jp/2524.htm












「師走まつり」宮崎県 美郷町

Japan Fishing Festival 2018 at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.

Japan Fishing Festival 2018 at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.

20th - 22nd January, 2018 | at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.
Pacifico Yokohama is a convention center in Japan located in the western region of Minato Mirai Nishi-ku Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture.
The word "Pacifico" which stands for "Pacific" is derived from the Latin "pacificus" ("peace" in English), primarily meaning "peaceful" or "quiet".  





# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180322fish.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.fishingshow.jp/












「国際フィッシングショー2018」パシフィコ横浜(神奈川県)