Monday, February 27, 2012

Heian dress event 3

At the end of dressing event. A model took off whole dress at once. And they kept wearing shape looks like a doll. This is called Utsusemi and proof of wearing dress in right way.

Heian dress event 2

Heian dress event in the orchid garden Ran no Yakata near Yabacho subway station. ( Fortunatly we were allow to take pictures during whole show. The dress assistants put dress on a model in traditional way. They reproduced the Heian court culture on the stage. Master of ceremony explained each times and it was very useful to understand.

Heian dress event 1

Last Sunday I visited to the orchid garden Ran no Yakata near Yabacho subway station. ( There held Heian dress event. The first ceremony was Shinto religious dance.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Ogasawara school

Ogasawara school Japanese traditional bow shooting ceremony in Atsuta shrine at 11,Febuary ,2012. 11:00-12:00. Fortunatly it was fine day. The ceremony was carried out at the garden. Their shooting behavior and traditional dress were beautiful. Ogasawara school official site.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

plum blossom

The plum blossom festival in Meijo park near Nagoya castle. Last week end during 2-5,Feb There were the event. The plum trees have beautiful blossoms in this month. It is early Spring flower. The gardeners made a miniature garden inside of the house. Plum trees and Bonsai plum trees were displayed.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Tea on the stage

The tea performance event in Okazaki Aeon shopping mall ( Last Saturday afternoon the music event was held there. Biwa Japanese traditional instruments were played and we served a tea. I made a tea on the stage with back ground Biwa music. It was a performance because I made a tea but didn't serve to anyone. I brought it back and wasted.