Sep 24, 2018

Kangetsusai (Moon Festival), Chikushino City, Fukuoka Pref.

Kangetsusai (Moon Festival), Chikushino City, Fukuoka Pref.

24th September, 2018 | Chikushino City, Fukuoka Pref.
Chikushino is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Bordering on Dazaifu, Onojo, Nakagawa, Saga Prefecture, Ogori, Yasu, and Chikuho, Fukuoka, Chikushino is essentially a southern suburb of Fukuoka City.   





# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/181019chikusino.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/en/









天拝山観月会(福岡県筑紫野市)

Kushi Matsuri (Comb Festival), Higashiyama, Kyoto

Kushi Matsuri (Comb Festival), Higashiyama, Kyoto

24th September, 2018 | Higashiyama, Kyoto
Kushi Matsuri or Comb Festival at Yasui Konpiragu Shrine, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, features a colorful parade of about 45 women having their hair done in various coiffures representing each era from ancient times to the present day and in clothes reflecting those eras.   






# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180922kushi.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://kanko.city.kyoto.lg.jp/..












櫛まつり(京都市東山区東大路通 安井金比羅宮)

Sep 23, 2018

Uneme Matsuri, Uneme Jinja Shrine, Sarusawa, Nara

Uneme Matsuri, Uneme Jinja Shrine, Sarusawa, Nara

24th September, 2018 | Uneme Jinja Shrine, Sarusawa, Nara  Annual festival held on the night of the mid-autumn full moon (chushu-no-meigetsu). The highlight of this festival is a procession of people drawing hanaguruma (carriages with a big fan decorated with flowers) with Miss Uneme Beauty Queens sitting inside, and a group of children in fancy attire.   





# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180915nara.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://narashikanko.or.jp/event/index.php?m=d&id=107









采女まつり(猿沢池 采女神社前)

Chushu Kangen-sai, Hie-jinja Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Chushu Kangen-sai, Hie-jinja Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

24th September, 2018 | Hie-jinja Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Court music festival associated with the mid-autumn full moon. Bugaku (ancient court dance with music), gagaku (court music), and kagura are performed in the shrine precincts.   






# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180915chushu.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.hiejinja.net/event/autumn/











日枝神社 中秋管絃祭(東京都千代田区永田町)

Huge Tag of War Competition, Itoman City, Okinawa Pref.

Huge Tag of War Competition, Itoman City, Okinawa Pref.

4th October, 2018 | Itoman City, Okinawa Pref.
Itoman tug-of-war is the second largest in Okinawa, rivaled only by Naha tug-of-war. These days tug-of-wars in most areas are performed on holidays and are usually in part a tourist event, the Itoman tug of war has managed to remain relatively traditional.   





# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180919itoman.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.city.itoman.lg.jp/kankou-navi/docs-kankou/2014072500031/








糸満大綱引(沖縄県糸満市)

Autum Moon Festival at Ishiyama Temple, Otsu City, Shiga Pref.

Autum Moon Festival at Ishiyama Temple, Otsu City, Shiga Pref.

23rd & 24th September, 2018 | Otsu City, Shiga Pref.
Ishiyama-dera Temple: Set on the side of a mountain overlooking Lake Biwa, Ishiyama-dera temple with its famous Kannon image was a popular pilgrimage 1,000 years ago. It was founded in 749 and is headquarters of one of the Shingon Buddhist sects.   






# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180919isiyama.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.ishiyamadera.or.jp/ishiyamadera/gyouji/shugetsusai/









石山寺秋月祭(滋賀県大津市)

Ritual Event at Hachiman Jinja Shrine, Ikeda Town, Nagano Pref.

Ritual Event at Hachiman Jinja Shrine, Ikeda Town, Nagano Pref.

23rd - 24th September, 2018 | Ikeda Town, Nagano Pref.
Ikeda (池田町 Ikeda-machi?) is a town located in Kitaazumi District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.   





# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/180923nagano.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.nagano-tabi.net/modules/event/?event_id=0000000365











池田町八幡神社例大祭(長野県北安曇郡池田町)