The Kagurazaka Matsuri, a festival and with a folk music and dance competition, all rolled into one. The participants dance in front of a group of judges at Bishamonten Zenkoku-ji Temple. The evening was unbelievably hot with humidity running close to 100%. The participants… or maybe contestants dance in effortless uniformity, perfectly coordinated, with the occasional character […]
The sights of Roppongi Crossing So it’s a week early, the Saturday before Halloween but that’s no reason not to dress up! 3 little maids… ready for their night out! Walking and texting (probably safer than cycling and texting) Ready for Halloween Fully prepared for the selfie! Why am I here anyway?
A fabulous evening of fireworks and the odd drink, with many thanks to Greg for the excellent organisation. Apologies to those I didn’t capture but it was a bit dark! (large size versions of the images are there if you click on them or download them)
… a summer festival in Tokyo Shrines carried around the ward in a huge, slow-moving procession with the temperature in the high 30’s. How else would you spend a Sunday morning? This is before the parade even arrives, the people in the truck filled with water from a fire hydrant pour water over a tourist who […]