Tomodachi 2013:05

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vol 2013 05


In Japan……Festivals - SeptemberPicture2

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Cormorant Fishing Minato-machi , Gifu Prefecture Ukai is a traditional method of catching small Japanese trout by manipulating seadbirds called U (cormorants) in the Nagaragawa River, famous for its limpid stream.  


September 1 - 3

Owara Kaze-no-bon Festiva  Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture.

A traditional folk event to appease the wind and pray for a bountiful crop.



September 14 - 16
Reitaisai Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture.

The Reitaisai of the 800 year old Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine. Yabusame, a Shinto ritual of shooting arrows on horseback is famous worldwide.

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