Most viewed - Ohara Hadaka Festival 大原はだか祭り
003-IMG_9146.jpg
Also see the video at YouTube.308 views
019-IMG_9208.jpg
Ohara Hadaka Matsuri305 views
001-IMG_9141.jpg
At 2 pm, the 18 portable shrines gather at the Ohara Fishing Port. 大原漁港に参集254 views
022-IMG_9226.jpg
Also see the video at YouTube.252 views
008-IMG_9169.jpg
One thing unusual about this festival is that they carry the mikoshi with their hands and arms only, and not on their shoulders.241 views
021-IMG_3902A.jpg
Many more portable shrines follow.237 views
037-IMG_9358.jpg
Also at night.216 views
038-IMG_9074.jpg
Festival poster for Sept. 23-24, 2004.214 views
023-IMG_9250.jpg
209 views
002-IMG_9144.jpg
They run around while carrying a portable shrine.186 views
036-IMG_9354.jpg
From the beach, the portable shrines are paraded in town.184 views
004-IMG_9153.jpg
They keep going round and round. Quite rowdy.178 views
009-IMG_9193.jpg
Tossing a portable shrine, a common sight during the festival.169 views
006-IMG_9138.jpg
A man who got bumped and fell is quickly brought to his feet by other people.168 views
007-IMG_9167.jpg
Nice mikoshi.158 views
029-IMG_9302.jpg
155 views
011-IMG_9186.jpg
This is where they offload fish.151 views
034-IMG_9325.jpg
144 views
035-IMG_9330.jpg
Taking a break.143 views
012-IMG_9098.jpg
Ohara beach where the portable shrines will be carried into the ocean. 大原海水浴場139 views
010-IMG_9182.jpg
138 views
017-IMG_9198.jpg
At 3 pm, the first portable shrine is carried into the ocean. 汐ふみ(大原海水浴場)138 views
014-IMG_9103.jpg
A few photographers come early to secure the best positions.134 views
005-IMG_9156.jpg
133 views
018-IMG_9204.jpg
Portable shrines from 18 shrines in the area join in the festival.132 views
015-IMG_9200.jpg
They are soon followed by many more photographers.131 views
016-IMG_9197.jpg
The crowd at the beach.129 views
013-IMG_9108.jpg
Ohara beach127 views
030-IMG_9308.jpg
This photographer forgot his shorts.127 views
032-IMG_9322.jpg
Gas station126 views
020-IMG_9221.jpg
124 views
026-IMG_9287.jpg
124 views
028-IMG_3912.jpg
119 views
033-IMG_9324.jpg
Exhibition space119 views
027-IMG_9294.jpg
Ohara Hadaka Festival118 views
024-IMG_9251.jpg
108 views
025-IMG_9263.jpg
Tossing a mikoshi. Also see the video at YouTube.106 views
031-IMG_9320.jpg
106 views
   
38 files on 1 page(s)