Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Rice cake ceremony in Atsuta shrine. Kagami-mochi is a large round rice cakeｒ offered to the goods. It was a dedication Atsuta shrine suporters made very big Mochi over 100kg for each pieces. They marched and carried them into the building. The offical site http://www.atsutajingu.or.jp/
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Last Saturday evening,I could see Noh play at same place. But unfortunatly taking picture wasn't allowed. Noh play title was Tsuchigumo and very interesting. When I left the building,it was dark already. The christmas illuminations were continued to the park and whole streets. It was beautiful.
Last Saturday afternoon I visited to Nadyapark building (http://www.nadyapark.jp/) to see the Christmas event. The second show was the Owari-Manzai. Nagoya area's traditional dance and music ceremony. Owari-Manzai is popular ceremonial play in January for a new year. It was little early but I enjoyed a lot.
Last Saturday afternoon I visited to Nadyapark building (http://www.nadyapark.jp/) to see the Christmas event. The first show was the music. Japanese traditional instruments Koto and Shakuhachi played. They played some some traditionals. And also they played the christmas music and pop music. It was surprised and interesting.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Shinto religious ceremony in Atsuta shrine. Yesterday 23,Dec was the public holiday and the emperor's birthday. Atsuta Shrine has very strong relation with the royal family. The Tenchousai ceremony that Shinto priests celebrated for the emperor's birthday. The offical site http://www.atsutajingu.or.jp/