Oct 31, 2018

Tori-no-Ichi, Kotohira-Otori Shrine, Yokohama

Tori-no-Ichi, Kotohira-Otori Shrine, Yokohama

Ichi-no-Tori (First Tori) 1st, Ni-no-Tori (Second Tori) 13th and San-no-Tori (Third Tori) 25th, November 2018   Tori-no-Ichi is a festival held at Otori-Shrine in Kotohira-Shiraine every November. It is also called "O-Tori-Sama" Yokohama citizens call it "O-Tori-Sama" in a friendly note, love it and enjoy the yearly events.
Tori-no-Ichi, or Tori-Machi, Tori-no-Machi, Tori-no-Ichi, O-Tori-sama by right, is an annual celebration of Otori-Shrine. Tori-no-Ichi is held on Tori-no-Hi in November. Tori-no-Hi comes every 12 days, that means two or three Tori-no-Hi in November depending on the year. Lucky charms of bumboo rakes are given to the visitors. It is said the bumboo rake will draw good fortune and prosperous business.





# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/181108kotohira.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://yokohama-torinoichi.jimdo.com/









酉の市 (金刀比羅神社・大鷲神社 横浜 伊勢佐木町)

Asakusa Tori-no-ichi Fair | Asakusa, Tokyo

Asakusa Tori-no-ichi Fair | Asakusa, Tokyo

1st & 25th November, 2018 | Asakusa, Tokyo
Tori-no-ichi is an annual traditional festival held at shrines and temples nationwide on set days (rooster days) in November to wish good luck and business prosperity. Known as its origin, the festival has been held in the Asakusa area since the Edo period at Ootori Jinja Shrine and Chokokuji Temple.
The festivity continues until midnight as gorgeous ""kumade"" rakes decorated in gold and silver are sold by lively venders in the shrine and temple compound. Make your wish for good luck while enjoying the atmosphere of Tokyo's old downtown at this late fall/early winter event.





# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/181103asakusatori.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.gotokyo.org/en/kanko/taito/event/torinoiti1.html








浅草 「酉の市」

Takaosan Momiji Matsuri, Mt. Takao, Kiyotaki cable car Sta., Hachioji, Tokyo

Takaosan Momiji Matsuri, Mt. Takao, Kiyotaki cable car Sta., Hachioji, Tokyo

1st - 30th November, 2018 | Mt. Takao, Hachioji, Tokyo
Maple Leaf Festival on Mt. Takao. Festival features taiko (Jananese drum) performance, kuruma ningyo (traditional puppet plays manipulated and performed by puppeteers sitting on the small movable boxes) and daidogei (street performances) in front of Kiyotaki Station of cable car. Many events are scheduled mainly on Saturdays and Sundays during the festival period.   






# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/181101tako.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  https://www.hkc.or.jp/












高尾山もみじまつり(東京都八王子市)

Gion Odori (Dancing programme), Kyoto

Gion Odori (Dancing programme), Kyoto

1st - 10th November, 2018 | at Gion Hall, Higashiyama, Kyoto   This dance is performed by maiko and gekoi of the Gion Higashi Kabu-kai. First performed in 1953, the dance is distinguished for its original planning and composition.   (*reference: KYOTO Prefectural Government Tourism Division)   






# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/181101gion.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.gionhigashi.com/










祇園をどり(京都市東山区 祇園会館)

Daidogei World Cup in Shizuoka (Street Performance)

Daidogei World Cup in Shizuoka (Street Performance)

1st - 4th November, 2018 | Shizuoka  

The Daidogei World Championships have been held since 1992. Performers from around the world gather to compete in such arts as juggling, pantomime and magic, using the streets of Shizuoka City as their stage. Over 1.5 million people come out to watch 60 or so acts in 30 minute intervals at 25 locations.   







# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/181101shizuoka.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.daidogei.com/









大道芸ワールドカップ in 静岡

Hakushu-sai (boat parade), Yanagawa City, Fukuoka Pref.

Hakushu-sai (boat parade), Yanagawa City, Fukuoka Pref.

1st - 3rd November, 2018 | Yanagawa City, Fukuoka Pref.

Yanagawa is known primarily for its hundreds of kilometers of canals, and this is what pulls in the tourists. Yanagawa was originally a farming village, and the canals were built hundreds of years ago for irrigation. Yanagawa is known for Hakushu Kitahara, a local writer. 
Hakushu Kitahara was a poet and writer of children's songs who grew up and spent his life in the town. 








# For the details, please access to the followings site;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/181101yanagaw.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.yanagawa-net.com/












白秋祭 水上パレード(福岡県柳川市)