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Kibune Matsuri, the Traditional Festival of the Manazuru.

Kibune Matsuri, the Traditional Festival of the Manazuru.

The Sprit of Seamen Praying for Good Catch and Sound Health Kibune Matsuri, the Traditional Festival of the Ma […]

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“Kin-nya Mo-nya Festival”, the biggest event on the island

“Kin-nya Mo-nya Festival”, the biggest event on the island

You can go to “Kin-nya Mo-nya Festival”, the biggest event on the island “Kin-nya Mo-nya Festival” is the bigg […]

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Solemnly dash across the beach with a horse  Azuma Shrine Umadashi Matsuri (Out Horse Festival)

Solemnly dash across the beach with a horse Azuma Shrine Umadashi Matsuri (Out Horse Festival)

On the Iwase Kaigan (coast) in the city of Futtsu, facing Tokyo Bay, a ritual in which two adults hold the rei […]

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Folk singing tradition affords a glimpse of life in a feudal-era post town Mishima Nohei-bushi

Folk singing tradition affords a glimpse of life in a feudal-era post town Mishima Nohei-bushi

There are many theories concerning the origin of the Mishima Nohei-bushi song, but it is thought to have first […]

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“taka-shimada” and “nage-shimada”

“taka-shimada” and “nage-shimada”

Daughters from samurai families wore their hair in the taka-shimada style Prostitutes and entertainers used th […]

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Participate in a Samurai Experience (1 hour)

Participate in a Samurai Experience (1 hour)

An active historical play actor coaches participants as they engage in a samurai experience (1 hour) During th […]

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Nagato – Birthplace of Chikamatsu

Nagato – Birthplace of Chikamatsu

Nagato – Birthplace of Chikamatsu and many other literary figures Yamaguchi Prefecture is home to many poets a […]

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Time travel back to the end of the Edo period The history of Japan–U.S. friendship is engraved in “The Black Ship Festival”

Time travel back to the end of the Edo period The history of Japan–U.S. friendship is engraved in “The Black Ship Festival”

From Edo to Meiji. In the history of Japan, it was a period of drastic change, during which Japan opened the h […]

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Refine gorgeous traditional beauty with a sense of the West.

Refine gorgeous traditional beauty with a sense of the West.

There words “dyed kimono with woven obi (sash for kimono)” are kimono wear for formal occasions. Here, the wor […]

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Renounce Bon-noh (worldly desires) by putting great care into each ball.

Renounce Bon-noh (worldly desires) by putting great care into each ball.

he six sense organs (eyes, ears, nose, tongue, body, and mind) that represent human recognition, the three fee […]

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