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Sanja Matsuri Mikoshi 浅草三社祭之神轿篇

The highlight of Asakusa Sanja Matsuri festival is the procession of over 100 portable shrines (float, known as Mikoshi).

浅草三社祭庆典的高潮是百多台神轿涌入浅草的观景。

三社祭神轿 Sanja Matsuri Mikoshi (8)

The team rocked the float from side to side, with the crowd cheering on them.

几十人抬着笨重的神轿,不停地摇晃。

三社祭神轿 Sanja Matsuri Mikoshi (4)

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Sanja Matsuri’s Power Ladies and Kids 浅草三社祭之妇孺篇

The heavy lifting is not exclusive for men during Sanja Masturi festival at Asakusa, Tokyo.

妇孺不让猛男独美.

三社祭 Sanja Matsuri kids and ladies (2)

Ladies and children joined the adult men to take on the very heavy mikoshi (portable shrine).

小孩子们也参与浅草三社祭的巡遊。

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Sanja Matsuri Daigyoretsu 浅草三社祭之巡遊篇

The first day festival started with the procession known as Daigyorestu.

第一天下午的浅草三社祭大行列启动了连续三天的节庆.

三社祭 Sanja Matsuri procession (8)

The procession consists of priests, musicians, geisha, and performers.

传统歌舞者皆会参与三社祭的巡遊. 最多人想观看的是著名的日本艺妓.

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Preparation for Sanja Matsuri 2012 浅草三社祭之准备篇

Sanja Masturi, one of the 3 largest festivals in Tokyo, Japan.

浅草三社祭是日本东京三大节庆之一。

三社祭 Sanja Matsuri Preparation (8)

Today is the last day of the 3 days celebration at Asakusa Shrine.

今年的活动从5月18日到20日。

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