Monday, November 5, 2018

Karatsu Kunchi festival " Enjoy " Japanese calligraphy

This festival began in 1661.
Construction began in 1819 for colorful floats.
There are a total of 14 decorative floats.

They walk through the old town for three days.
November 2 to 4 every year.

All of these floats are designated as historically important cultural assets.

Traditional craftsmen keep these cultural property
using precious materials and outstanding workmanship.

 " " (gaku・raku). It is translated as music, comfort, enjoyment, etc.
   This character is written by Kanzi, Regular script.
Etymology : It is Ideogrammic compound. 
   糸 (“string”) + 木 (“wood”)

There are many decorations at the time of the festival.

Eve the night festival, departure scene.

Floating roads, exciting scenes of street corner.

The steepest curves exciting scenes.

Traditional and artistic floats are all set

Thank you for your visit, always.  
I love you.
sincerely yours.