Apr 23, 2018

Yatai Matsuri (Mikoshi Float Festival) at Otawara, Tochigi

Yatai Matsuri (Mikoshi Float Festival) at Otawara, Tochigi

21st & 22nd April, 2018 | at Otawara, Tochigi Prefcture
Ōtawara (大田原市 Ōtawara-shi) is a city located in eastern Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; which is in the northern part of the Kantō region north of Tokyo.  







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180420otawara.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.ohtawara.jp/yatai/index.html












大田原 屋台まつり(栃木県大田原市)

Apr 22, 2018

Earth Day Tokyo at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo

Earth Day Tokyo at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo

21st & 22nd April, 2018 | Yoyogi Park, Tokyo
Earth Day Tokyo will feature ecology workshops, food stalls and entertainment. Special talks will be given by activists, including environmentalist.
The main stage will be powered by renewable energy sources, and organizers recommend bringing your own utensils to cut down on trash. Some food stalls will offer discounts to those who bring their own cutlery.  






# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180423earth.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.earthday-tokyo.org/












アースデイ東京

Glass Fair at Sumida-ku, Tokyo

Glass Fair at Sumida-ku, Tokyo

21st & 22nd April, 2018 | at Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Sumida Ward (墨田区, sumida-ku) lies east of central Tokyo.
It is home to a famous cherry blossom viewing area (along the Sumida River near Asakusa Station) in spring, the Sumida River Fireworks Festival (Hanabi Matsuri) in summer, and Tokyo's main sumo stadium (Ryogoku Kokugikan) where tournaments are held three times a year.  










# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180420sumida.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.tobu-glass.or.jp/














すみだガラス市(東京都墨田区)

Apr 21, 2018

Renge-e-mai (Kabuki dance) at Oki-Kokubunji Temple, Oki-no-shima Island, Shimane

Renge-e-mai (Kabuki dance) at Oki-Kokubunji Temple, Oki-no-shima Island, Shimane

21th April, 2018 | at Oki-Kokubunji Temple, Oki-no-shima Island, Shimane
Okinoshima occupies all of the island of Dōgojima, in the Oki Islands archipelago in the Sea of Japan, along with numerous offshore uninhabited islands and rocks.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://en.e-oki.net/















隠岐国分寺蓮華会舞(おきこくぶんじれんげえまい)島根県隠岐郡隠岐の島町

Taishi Shotoe festival of lights, at Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka

Taishi Shotoe festival of lights, at Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka

21st April, 2018 | Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka
Taishi Shotoe takes place at Eifukuji Temple, Saihoin Temple and Taishi Nagomi Park in Taishi, Osaka Prefecture. The Taishi Shotoku market takes place at Nagomi Square.
The venues are a 15-minute walk from Kaminotaishi Station. The first of 17 articles issued by Prince Regent Shotoku (574-622) states “harmony is to be valued” and temples in Osaka are set to put that message in lights.  






# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180423taisi.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.taishi-kankou.jp/event/detail.cgi?id=116













太子聖燈会(叡福寺、西方院、太子・和みの広場)大阪府南河内郡太子町

Negi-no-mai, Tenso-jinja Shrine, Ota-ku, Tokyo

Negi-no-mai, Tenso-jinja Shrine, Ota-ku, Tokyo

21th April, 2018 | at Tenso-jinja Shrine, Ota-ku, Tokyo
Masked priests perform sacred dances to the tune of drum music for a good harvest of the year.
A traditional dance to repel evil spirits and wish for fertility is held at Tenso Shrine every year on April 21st.
After the dance, a ritual called “Oyubana” is performed, which is said to have begun in the Edo period.  









# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180421negi.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://ota-tokyo.com/tenso-shrine-negi-dance/












天祖神社禰宜の舞(東京都大田区西嶺町)