Jul 1, 2017

Kemari on Tanabata day - Sei Daimyojin Reisai at Shiramine Jingu Shrine, Kyoto

Kemari on Tanabata day - Sei Daimyojin Reisai at Shiramine Jingu Shrine, Kyoto

7th July, 2017 | Shiramine Jingu Shrine, Kyoto
Sei Daimyojin Reisai or Annual Festival of Shiramine Jingu Shrine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, is highlighted by a game of kemari, played by the shrine priests, who loft a small ball with their insteps around 3 p.m.
A Japanese dance is presented by girls in colorful attire in the precincts of the shrine from 4:30 p.m.   (*reference: Japan Times)  













# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170707kemar.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]
http://kanko.city.kyoto.lg.jp/detail.php?InforKindCode=1&ManageCode=1000123













「七夕の蹴鞠(精大明神例祭・七夕祭)」白峯神宮(京都市上京区)

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