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Yoshiwara Gionsai – Ladder Acrobatics

Posted in Japanese Traditions, People, Places by tokyobling on July 7, 2014

At the Yoshiwara Gionsai in Shizuoka Prefecture’s Fuji City last month I saw the local firefighters perform their traditional ladder acrobatics. I am sucker for these performances and never miss one if I am in the general area. This ladder team was very talented and it was a pleasure seeing some new faces (for me). They also performed one of the very rare three person acrobatics!

I have blogged a lot about this kind of traditional Japanese culture before, so if you want to read more about this, just use the tags at the end of the post!

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  1. Cathryn said, on July 7, 2014 at 5:29 am

    I love these photos…the acrobatics are amazing!

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