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These are some of the various kinds of food you can find in Japanese summer festivals! (*¬*) Other foods not mentioned above are corn-on-stick, yakitori (grilled chicken meat on stick), yakisoba (stir-fried soba), ikayaki (grilled squid on stick),.

七夕 - TANABATA  Wishing for peace and prosperity :) ~ Let's build a better world!

七夕 - TANABATA The bamboo leaves rustle, shaking away in the eaves. The stars twinkle on the gold and silver grains of sand. The five-colour paper strips I have already written. The stars twinkle, they watch us from heaven

Omamori - Omamori is a Japanese amulet commonly sold at religious sites and is dedicated to particular Shinto deities as well as Buddhist figures. It serves to provide various forms of luck and protection.

JAPAN - Omamori - Omamori is a Japanese amulet commonly sold at religious sites and is dedicated to particular Shinto deities as well as Buddhist figures. It serves to provide various forms of luck and protection.

錦市場 (京都錦小路商店街 / Nishiki Food Market), 京都市, 京都府, 日本. glow lanterns in Nishiki Tenmangu, Kyoto, Japan // travel

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Goldfish scooping game at the summer carnival, Japan 夏夜の思い出 (by comolebi*)

Goldfish scooping game at the summer carnival, Japan 夏夜の思い出 (by comolebi*) One of the games played in the small spaces. A tradition, typically people accidentally kill their goldfish though.

Tanabata festival 七夕 - celebrates the meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi (represented by the stars Vega and Altair respectively) in Japan. According to legend, the Milky Way separates these lovers, and they are allowed to meet only once a year on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month of the lunisolar calendar. On 7th July, Japanese celebrate this day by writing wishes or poems on Tanzaku (small piece of paper) and hanging them on bamboo.

Tanabata festival 七夕 - celebrates the meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi (represented by the stars Vega and Altair respectively) in Japan.

Japanese lantern lighting ceremony

Japanese lantern lighting ceremony(toro nagashi) is celebrated on the last day of the Bon Festival to guide the spirits of the dead back home.

Our guide to the best Japanese festivals, including Awa Odori, Takayama's Spring & Fall Festivals, Gion Matsuri, Nebuta Matsuri & more!

The Best Japanese Festivals: A Guide to Japan's Matsuri

Our guide to the best Japanese festivals, including Awa Odori, Takayama's Spring & Fall Festivals, Gion Matsuri, Nebuta Matsuri & more!

Bon Odori 盆踊り  Bon Odori (盆踊り), meaning simply Bon dance is a style of dancing performed during Obon. Originally a Nenbutsu folk dance to welcome the spirits of the dead, the style of celebration varies in many aspects from region to region

Bon Odori 盆踊り Bon Odori (盆踊り), meaning simply Bon dance is a style of dancing performed during Obon. Originally a Nenbutsu folk dance to welcome the spirits of the dead, the style of celebration varies in many aspects from region to region

Beautiful Japanese street decorated with lanterns during Nagasaki Lantern Festival. #PANDORAloves

Japan - Nagasaki Lantern Festival Nagasaki Street decorated with lanterns From Flikr Account K.

Koinobori on Children's Day, May 5th, Japan***my 1st visit to Japan my 1st day there...I couldn't believe they had a day dedicated to CHILDREN! No wonder I fell in love***

Children’s Day by k n u l p May is one of Japanese national holiday called children’s Day. Lots of Koinobori-carp streamers swiming in the sky to celebrate childrens.

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