…or how it’s called, is the short tune that is played here in my area everyday at the same time (17:30 from March to September)! I somehow love this tune, it’s kind of a soothing ballad called 夕焼け小焼け (Yuuyake Koyake, lit. Sunset Small Burnt(?)), which takes me to the past, to Ghibli movies, Pokémon games, … More Radio Disaster Prevention Chime
Today I went with my orchestra to cheer at Itabashi City Marathon by playing music! It was really nice to watch so many people participating, from elementary school first grade students, to elder people, and even people in wheelchairs. It felt really good watching people in wheelchairs enjoying the time together with other people, including … More Itabashi City Marathon 2014!
The other day I went shopping and made a little detour to visit some places I always pass by but never entered. So I visited Mitsugi Park and Choutokuji Temple! I uploaded the pictures in “The Rising Sky Gallery”, so click HERE to watch them! I leave a little preview of each one below. Enjoy!
Last weekend was really busy, and yet another event that took place was an international culture exchange in Itabashi! There were souvenirs, food, drinks, music from various countries, and I participated too, through a lecture about Portugal and Portuguese language. Here are two pictures that I took in the main stage!
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!