Preparing for Festival

Preparation underway for a great weekend. Taking boxes out of the storage and assembling parts to be prepared for Kanda Matsuri (Kanda Festival). Everyone taking part in the preparation work look so happy with a great fun approaching. Those who love festivals support and pass the culture to the next …

Nebuta matsuri

  Aomori’s largest festival “Nebuta Matsuri” “Rassera, Rassera!” The call from the crowd echoes through the area. A large mass of light, heat, and energy follows the voice calling out and those standing by the road seem to be swallowed into the evening sky. My peaceful sleep in the quiet …