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Shingu Fire Festival Part 4

Here is the final installment of the Fire Festival series. Let me know your impressions. I think there are some interesting scenes especially how the adults and kids are relating to each other during this festival. There are not a … Continue reading

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Shingu Fire Festival Part 1

This is the first video of 4 videos that I took during the Shingu Fire Festival on February 6th, 2011. Before the festival all the men and boys who participate in the Shingu Fire Festival eat only white food, drink … Continue reading

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The Shingu Fire Festival – Otou Matsuri

Here is an article I wrote for Global Voices of Japan. LINK: http://glovoicesjp.com/etc/english-the-shingu-fire-festival.html?lang=en The Shingu Fire Festival ‘Tanomude! Tanomude! Tanomude!’ This is what you will hear as the sun goes down in Shingu City every year on February 6th. As … Continue reading

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Shingu Fire Festival

Shingu Fire Festival light up! The Shingu Oto Matsuri is held every year on February 6th. This is a little taste of the festival. More to come soon.

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Hanajiri Shrine Festival

Hanajiri Shrine festival ( Hanajiri, Kamikawa-town, Kumano-shi 2010.11.3)

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