During these 2 months, my husband had more than a couple of stages to perform. Invited to the festival at the Sumiyoshi-shrine. And I'd like to introduce you one of the famous dances we enjoyed on the same day.
*My husband's Group*
＊Local dance group carrying on traditional dance called "よさこい ・ yosakoi”＊
"yosakoi" ←link is from Japanese archaic term '夜さり来い. yosarikoi'
Birthplace of Yosakoi is Aichi-pref. and the varieties of yosakoi is performed at the festival in many places in Japan. You'll get the better atmosphere by enlarging pictures :-)
I found this beautiful dance performance by young ladies.
At the Shrine, many little bamboo lanterns were decorated alongside the stairs and path. Sorry that I haven't visited at night. There were papers inside the lanterns; DREAMS in the future were written by school children on them.
From the left
* Wish to be an idol (she meant national or TV icon) when grow up.
We call aidoru. idol for young singers, actors and actresses.
* Wish to be a policeman when grow up.
* Wish to grow up mentally as well as physically.
Flower pictures gifted by key-board player of my husband's band group.
Feijoa and Lily; Never tasted fruits of feijoa :-)
Swallows I found close to my house
They seem to be young ones; Happy to find their cute posing.
Waiting for Mom to bring food? :-)