2015/08/09

Nebuta Matsuri

Nebuta Matsuri is one of the most famous and the biggest festivals in Japan.  Last Thursday night, I had an opportunity to participate in it.

There were over 20 beautiful Dashi (floats) paraded around the City of Aomori.




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Here are Haneko (jumpers) that parade with the floats.
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Three million people came to enjoy this fantastic festival.

2 comments:

Glennis said...

How colourful and exotic the many floats were an exciting event enjoyed by so many. My last couple of blogs have been about a parade of 57 floats in the Cook Islands, these were totally different but just as great to watch going past. Maybe you would like to have a look at them. Just click on my name and it will take you back to my blog site. Glennis.

datadawak said...

Thank you for your nice message. I just checked out your blog featuring the Cook Islands celebration. That must have been a great parade. New Zealand looks very beautiful!