Sep 16, 2019

Tsukiji Danjiri Matsuri, Amagasaki City, Hyogo Pref.

Tsukiji Danjiri Matsuri, Amagasaki City, Hyogo Pref.

15th & 16th September, 2019 | Amagasaki City, Hyogo Pref.
Amagasaki is the hometown of comedy duo Downtown stars Masatoshi Hamada and Hitoshi Matsumoto. It is also the hometown of Formula 1 driver Kamui Kobayashi, Chiyu, the bassist of SuG, author Koushun Takami and Heath, bassist of X Japan. Toshiaki Nishioka, a former world champion boxer, is also from this area.   







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190915ama.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  ››  http://www.city.amagasaki.hyogo.jp/festival/055tukiji.html
















築地だんじりまつり(兵庫県尼崎市 初嶋大神宮)

Kutani Zanzaka Odori (Dancing parade), Mikata, Hyogo

Kutani Zanzaka Odori (Dancing parade), Mikata, Hyogo

15th September, 2019 | Mikata, Hyogo
This annual festival of Hachiman Jinja shrine for the local god of Kutani is also known as taiko odori. After dedicating their dance to the shrine god, the dancers visit parishioners' houses to perform dances, praying for the well-being of families and a good harvest.   (*reference: Kansai Window)








# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190915zanza.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  ››  http://www.hyogo-tourism.jp/event/..













「久谷ざんざか踊り」兵庫県美方郡新温泉町久谷

Mizukake Matsuri (water battle festival), Awaji, Hyogo

Mizukake Matsuri (water battle festival), Awaji, Hyogo

15th September, 2019 | Awaji, Hyogo Pref.
Awaji (淡路市 Awaji-shi) is a city located on Awaji Island in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.   









# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190920awaj.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  ››  http://www.awajishima-kanko.jp/...













水かけ祭(兵庫県淡路市仮屋 事代主神社)

Shimada Mage Matsuri (topknot hairstyle), Shizuoka Pref.

Shimada Mage Matsuri (topknot hairstyle), Shizuoka Pref.

15th September, 2019 | Shimada City, Shizuoka Pref.
The Shimada Mage (Shimada Hairstyle) was first invented by a prostitute named Toragozen. 
This festival commemorates the hairstyle and is held near the Kaminozuka, a round stone monument in front of Toragozen’s grave at Udaji Temple, which served as her family’s temple. Women from the city can be seen wearing various types of Shimada Mage on Hon Dori in front of Shimada Station. As the Shimada Mage dance and other activities are presented, the sight of all the women in the streets wearing their hair in the Mage fashion enlivens the atmosphere of the area.   (*reference: Shizuoka Guide)   







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190915simada.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]
http://shimadamage.eshizuoka.jp/













島田髷まつり(静岡県島田市)

Sep 15, 2019

Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Reitai-sai, Kamakura, Kanagawa

Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Reitai-sai, Kamakura, Kanagawa

14th - 16th September, 2019 | Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Reitai-sai, Kamakura, Kanagawa
Annual festival of the shrine. The highlight of this festival is a parade of three mikoshi followed by priests, horses, warriors and people in traditional costumes.   





# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190614kmkra.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  ››  http://www.tsurugaoka-hachimangu.jp/












鶴岡八幡宮例大祭(神奈川県鎌倉市雪ノ下)

Ishioka Festival at Hitachinoguu Soutaisha Shrine, Ishioka City, Ibaraki Pref.

Ishioka Festival at Hitachinoguu Soutaisha Shrine, Ishioka City, Ibaraki Pref.

15th - 17th September, 2019 | Hitachinoguu Soutaisha Shrine, Ishioka City, Ibaraki Pref.
One of the three biggest festivals in Eastern Japan is held every year during September in the city of Ishioka, Ibaraki Prefecture. Usually spanning the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of a long weekend, the festival fills those three days and nights with revelry and history, celebrating a tradition older than most countries.   







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/190914isioka.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  









石岡のおまつり(常陸國總社宮例大祭)茨城県石岡市