January 19, 2018

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  • Sanja Matsuri Begins

    Sanja Matsuri, a festival hosted by Asakusa Shrine is taking place from May 19th to May 21st this year. On Friday, a parade called Daigyorestu took place and shira-sagi dancers, geisha and local Asakusa residents walked…

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  • Sanja Matsuri

    By Brent Olian On a bright and sunny Sunday on the third week of May, I had the pleasure of experiencing one of Tokyo’s three great Shinto festivals, Sanja Matsuri (三社祭/ Three Shrine Festival). The…

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