Posts Tagged ‘matsuri’

Sendai Tanabata Festival 2010: Night 2: The Parade.

Way back when it was Tanabata, we saw the best matsuri parade ever. There was taiko, acrobats, and a squillion dancers.

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Sendai Tanabata Festival 2010: Day 2: Lanterns, Lanterns and Lanterns.

Photos of lanterns. Seriously, there were a lot of lanterns.

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Sendai Tanabata Festival 2010: Night 1: Yukata, Fireworks & Food.

This weekend was the Sendai Tanabata Festival, which is kind of a big deal. We’re lucky to be in Sendai for it, so our friends Abigail & Shelly came up from the Fukushima coast to make a weekend of it. And did we ever!

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Thomavalé World Tour 2010 – Part I – Haranomachi Matsuri/Festival

It was my birthday on the weekend, and Alice managed to outdo last year’s deep sea party by negotiating with the regional government to hold the yearly samurai festival in my honour. It started off with a street festival, or matsuri.

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