Tokyobling's Blog

Sanja Matsuri People – 2013

Posted in Japanese Traditions, People, Places by tokyobling on May 16, 2014

The biggest festival in Japan, the massive Sanja Matsuri officially started last evening with a series of rituals needed to prepare the shrines and omikoshi for the festival. If you are in Tokyo today you can take part in the ceremonies scheduled for this afternoon, with various parades and dancers. Personally I am stuck with work and can not go there to see it for myself so instead I am sharing these photos from last year’s Sanja Matsuri. For a matsuri maniac like myself the Sanja Matsuri is like Christmas and Birthday rolled into one magnified by a thousand! The biggest events take place over the weekend though, so even if you are stuck like me today, you can still enjoy the festival during Saturday and Sunday.

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  1. Byunghun said, on May 18, 2014 at 1:05 am

    I love how all age is always participating…

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