Most viewed - Yushima Tenjin Plum Blossom Festival 湯島天神 梅まつり
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Belly dancer at Yushima Tenjin Plum Blossom Festival, Tokyo.5143 views
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Belly dancer at Yushima Tenjin Plum Blossom Festival. Tokyo.1146 views
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Belly dancer at Yushima Tenjin Plum Blossom Festival. Tokyo.1122 views
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Belly dancer at Yushima Tenjin Plum Blossom Festival. Tokyo.820 views
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You have to see the video of these fantastic women taiko drummers on March 5, 2011.534 views
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The Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri (Plum Blossom) Festival is held annually from early Feb. to early March. Enjoy the sweet fragrance of the flowers and on weekends, stage entertainment can include belly dancers and Shiraume Taiko women drummers.476 viewsThis is the entrance to Yushima Tenjin Shrine (also called Yushima Tenmangu) flanked by plum blossoms on the right.
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Must-see video of the belly dancers at Yushima Tenjin Shrine's Plum Blossom Festival on March 5, 2011.298 views
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Video of all the performers at the Yushima Tenjin Plum Blossom Festival on March 5, 2011.251 views
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Yushima Shoden temple is noted for this Yanagi well whose water supposed to make women's hair beautiful. The Shiraume taiko drummers always wet their hair from this well. 柳の井戸 柳井堂 (りゅうせいどう)191 views
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At the foot of the Otoko-zaka steps is this Yushima Shoden temple, a Tendai Buddhist temple. Also called Shinjo-in. 心城院 (湯島聖天)163 views
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Yushima Tenjin Ume Matsuri poster.157 views
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Next were these enticing belly dancers from the Komatsu Buyodan. 小松舞踊団 ベリーダンス108 views
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This is the stage where entertainment was held on the weekends during the ume matsuri.97 views
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I once saw Shiraume Taiko perform on a truck in Nihonbashi.95 views
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The entertainment started at noon with a festival music group entering through the spectator seats.74 views
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Founded in the 14th century, Yushima Tenjin Shrine is famous for plum blossoms and its dedication to Sugawara Michizane, the god of learning and scholarship.72 views
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Video of belly dancers at the Yushima Tenjin plum blossom festival on Feb. 22, 2014. They are the Haruna Aki & Arabina troupe. 春奈あき&アラビーナのベリーダンス。72 views
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Nihon buyo dancers from Odori no Kukan. 日本舞踊 おどりの空間71 views
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Shiraume Taiko women drummers climaxed the 4-hour show. They are based at Yushima Tenjin Shrine. 白梅太鼓68 views
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Hula dancers from Waianuenue Hula Studio. ワイアーヌエヌエ・フラスタジオ67 views
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They were great.66 views
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Yushima Tenjin Shrine's plum blossom grove was in full bloom in early March.64 views
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Bonsai plum blossoms in the shrine.64 views
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Ema prayer tablets are accented by plum blossoms.63 views
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The public was not allowed to enter the garden.62 views
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Ume Matsuri banners decorate the street leading to Yushima Tenjin.61 views
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This shishi-mai lion dance is performed by a high school girl.61 views
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Behind the main shrine are weeping plum blossoms.60 views
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The entertainment started with hayashi festival music played by the Yushima Hayashi-ren troupe. 湯島はやし連60 views
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After the end of their performance, they threw small envelopes containing small charms to the audience.60 views
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Yushima Tenjin also has a small Japanese-style garden with plum blossoms.59 views
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The roof ends of the shrine has a plum blossom motif.59 views
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Kayokyoku singer Sakuragi Rika. 歌謡曲:桜木里佳59 views
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Otoko-zaka steps lined with ume plum blossoms at Yushima Tenjin.58 views
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Great sound and performance which woke up the audience.58 views
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Hula dancers from Waianuenue Hula Studio. ワイアーヌエヌエ・フラスタジオ58 views
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Free soba tea.57 views
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More hayashi festival music, this time by the Ueno Hayashi Hozonkai. 上野囃子保存会57 views
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She sang a Misora Hibari song.57 views
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Onna-zaka slope is lined with ume as well.55 views
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Onna-zaka slope and plum blossoms at Yushima Tenjin.55 views
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Rabbit design of ema prayer tablet.54 views
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They didn't introduce each player so we don't know who this foreigner is. But he was good.54 views
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Otoko-zaka53 views
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Performance by Daikokuten, one of the seven gods of good fortune. He carries a wealth-pounding mallet. He pounds many treasures on his fan and disperses it to all.53 views
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What they threw to the audience.52 views
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This is where they hold the open-air tea ceremony.51 views
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Otoko-zaka steps.51 views
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Shishi-mai lion dance51 views
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In the old days, geisha often walked up and down these Otoko-zaka steps.50 views
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More Nihon buyo dancers. 笹乃梅沙社中50 views
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Tsugaru shamisen players led by Waguri Goro. 和栗五郎社中49 views
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Another video of these women taiko drummers at the Yushima Tenjin plum blossom festival on Feb. 22, 2014.45 views
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Video of these fantastic women taiko drummers on Feb. 27, 2016.38 views
     
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