Yesterday took place the Itabashi residents festival! There was a parade with a lot of participants, mostly groups of students from elementary schools. I went on the parade with my orchestra too, where we played some songs and did some marching movements! 🙂 After that I went on the omikoshi parade! It was shorter than … More Itabashi festival episode 2!
Today there will be the 板橋区民祭り (Itabashi Residents Festival), which is an annual festival for the people of this city. I’ll be playing with the orchestra in the parade, and after that I’ll be carrying omikoshi again. I’m not sure if I’ll be able to take pictures, but anyway, I’ll do a little review after … More Yet another full day!
And here is the video of the week! The adult group carrying the mikoshi! Enjoy!
And finally, here is the review of last weekend’s festival in Itabashi! The big attraction of this festival was the Omikoshi (お神輿)! Omikoshi is a kind of “portable Shinto Shrine” that is carried by people from the Shinto Shrine where it originally was, and all around the neighborhood, finishing a the Shinto Shrine, or in … More Festival in Itabashi! Omikoshi!
Last weekend there was a festival in Itabashi, and I participated in お神輿 (omikoshi). Tomorrow I will explain what is it, and how it was! For now here is the picture!
On last Sunday it was the last day of Radio Gymnastics near my home, and as it happens every year, there was a children festival after it! There were games for them, and food for everyone! Yakisoba, watermelon and kakigoori (now this is Summer ^-^). Here is the picture of the week, children listening to … More Photo of the Week: Children Festival
Just had a really fun time yesterday with my friend from the orchestra! We went to another festival, this time in Asakusa, right next to the Sensouji Temple, and this time the festival was about a flower called hoozuki (酸漿, ほおずき). This flower (also called Chinese Lantern, Japanese Lantern or Winter Cherry) is very used … More Hoozuki-ichi (酸漿市) Festival in Asakusa and Sky Tree!