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Saturday, September 10, 2011

Shimogamo and Kamigamo Shinto Shrine




   This ceremony is called "Aoi Matsuri".
   On May 15 every year, it is held for noble of the Heian era.
   It is a festival of "Shimogamo Shrine" and "Kamigamo Shrine".

   The horse is used for ritual (Yabusame), a horseback archery act of God.


  Please enjoy the state of a traditional event.

10 comments:

  1. Je n'y comprend que peu de choses, mais des costumes resplendissants et des mouvements emplie de sérénité, merci Ruma !

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  2. Oh my dear friend Ruma, wonderful pictures from the traditional Japan ...

    Many greetings from Switzerland

    Hans-Peter

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  3. Hi Ruma
    What a spectacular event you bring us today. Really beautiful.
    Didn't understand what kind of event, though. Is it a weeding?
    Love it anyway.
    Thanks my friend
    Have a nice weekend

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  4. Your work is always so nice to see.

    Thanks for sharing Ruma.

    Big hug from me, Joop

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  5. lINDO!
    AS TRADIÇÕES É QUE MANTEM A IDENTIDADE DE UM POVO.
    VALORIZAR E MANTER UM EVENTO COMO ESTE É UMA BELEZA.
    UM ABRAÇO E BOM DOMINGO.

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  6. Hello, Ruma! I liked the recording but can you explain a little? What are those beautiful horses for? What kind of ceremony is this?

    I am glad to say that I will come to Kyoto next April, during hanami!

    Greetings from Romania!

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  7. TIENES UN BLOG MUY INTERESANTE. Saludos.

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  8. Very interesting traditions in Japan! Thanks for the comment. Many greetings!
    Ioan Moldovan

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  9. ola ruma obrigada pela sua visita e pelo comentario fiquei tão feliz de conhecer uma pessoa do japão ,nossa voce esta do outro lado do mundo isso é maravilhoso amei seu blog ,este video mostrando a cultura e os costumes do japão é lindo bjs volte sempre vou te seguir.

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