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Japanese Traditional Community Festival

I went to the traditional community festival called ENNICHI(縁日) near my house last weekend. It was in Katsuse park near Fujimino station.(tobu tojo line) https://www.city.fujimi.saitama.jp/30shisetsu/03sports/other/2011-0419-0956-126.html The nearest Sakura House is Tsuruse. http://www.sakura-house.com/en/B00146/1/room.html Children from a kindergarten were beating drums and dancing. The sound was very exciting! OHAYASHI(musical accompaniments) were playing Japanese traditional instruments like drums, Japanese flute etc. Kids were carrying a small MIKOSHI( (often improperly translated as portable Shinto Shrine). There were so many small shops to sell sweets, stir-fried noodles, snacks etc… My daughter was having a Tofu doughnut. She was happy with a  ballon which she got from a clown. She was crying when she saw the […]