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Kawagoe Matsuri 2014 – Ladder Acrobatics

Posted in Japanese Traditions, People, Places by tokyobling on November 5, 2014

Every time I visit a festival in Kawagoe City just north of Tokyo I make a point of seeing the ladder acrobatics performance by the local firefighters, one of my favorite teams. This year’s Kawagoe Matsuri had perfect weather for ladder acrobatics, not windy at all and no rain at all. Thanks to that they put on a great show with even the most difficult of positions. The stark difference between the firefighters lit by other people’s camera flashes and ambient street lighting contrasted with the pictch black night sky was pretty effective!

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  1. rudyhou said, on November 21, 2014 at 5:07 am

    those guys are not even that young. making me wish i have the same stamina and agility.

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