2019/07/12

Kyoto Gion Festival 2019 - 2

The production of the large "Hoko" float of the ”Sakimatsuri" of Gion Festival was completed, and there was the first driving of the "Hoko" float facing Shijo-dori in the afternoon.

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In the evening, we went to see the "Yamahoko" float. There are still few visitors and I could tour leisurely.

In "Kukisui Hoko", it was playing the Gion music. It exudes an atmosphere of the Gion Festival.

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In "Tuki Hoko", the staff broke up and was quiet.

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In “Niwatori Hoko”, the lanterns are bright but there are no people at all.

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"Iwatoyama" seems to be still in production. Tomorrow, it will mount the wheels and decorate the whole.

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Other small "Yama" floats are still in production and will be completed by the day after tomorrow.
posted by toons at 23:56 | diary