The spring festival in Awaji island. : In Ise Kuruma shrine 1


Danjiri

<  Danjiri >

 

On May 5, this year, I went to the shrine in north Awaji.

“Danjiri” means a float of a festival.

There are Danjiri of about 300 in this island.

In this time, these parade from each town to a shrine everywhere.

 

今年5月5日、淡路市の神社に行きました。

この時期、島内では3百台もの「だんじり」が町から神社へと練り歩きます。

 

 Draugh- Danjiri

< Draugh- Danjiri >

 

Children play at the periphery of the Danjiri.

Children inside it have been sounding a drum and some bells.

 

子供達が周りで遊び、中では太鼓と鐘を打ち鳴らしている。

 

Children draw a Danjiri.

< Children draw a Danjiri. >

 

Hutonn Danjiri. Hutonn means a Japanese-style bedding, is red thing on top of Danjiri.

< Hutonn Danjiri. Hutonn means a Japanese-style bedding, is red thing on top of Danjiri.  >

 

Many bearers sway the Danjiri up and down, and two women beat time on top of it.

Saying “ cyo–sa,cyo–sa”

The festive mood was rising to fever pitch.

 

担ぎ手がだんじりを上下に揺らし、上では女子がはやし立てる。

「ちょーさ。ちょーさ。」と。

盛り上がる一時。

 

bearers have grimace of pain

< bearers have grimace of pain >

 

Men drink alcohol, are sweating, and squeeze out voice and power.

The bearers become one with Danjiri.

.

 

男達は、酒を飲み、汗にまみれ、声と力を絞り出す。

担ぎ手が一つになるとき。

 

in the precincts of a shrine 

< in the precincts of a shrine >

The bearers came front the shine and put Danjiri, then they faithfully drive off the ill luck.

Then, they recited praying for people’s safety this year all together.

Next time is followed.

Advertisements
Categories: culture+society, <english language, <japanese language, travel+photo | Tags: , , | 2 Comments

Post navigation

2 thoughts on “The spring festival in Awaji island. : In Ise Kuruma shrine 1

  1. こんにちは!
    300台もの「だんじり」とは壮観ですね。
    一度、見に行きたいです。

    • 言葉足らずで申し訳ありません。
      300台が一同に介するわけではありません。
      数台、数十台などがそれぞれの町村毎に集合します。
      時期は少しずれます。
      淡路の南の方が数が多く集まります。

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

SI SUPIERAS LO QUE PIENSO

Lo que uno desecha otro lo aprovecha

Travelling around the world

Traveller, photography

konleeblog

We learn the most interesting and exciting things in the whole world especially for you

Having a ball in Japan

Football as the catalyst to travel Japan

Schnippelboy

Ein Tagebuch unserer Alltagsküche-Leicht nachkochbar

Elli in Japan

Working Holiday in Japan

Neha Kundapur

Locked inside reality's maze

anansi2050

Deep Thoughts and Ideas

99 Industrial Mart Blog

best industrial products manufacturers, suppliers, exporters and importers in India

Amazing Tangled Grace

A blog about my spiritual journey in the Lord Jesus Christ.

ハワイ旅行ブログ

ハワイ旅行のあれこれ

狂ったトウモロコシ

経過報告とか記録が主のコンテナ

The Story Factory

Dismantling my heart

旅するモデル

中西大樹の旅日記〜日本一周編〜

穏やかな日々

穏やかな日々の実現のために!!

DRS International School

Strive to Surpass

%d bloggers like this: