Tenno Matsuri Eve

Tonight, Brittany, Teddy, and I went to Tenno Matsuri Eve.

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At this festival, they put up 355 lanterns on a big float.

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Each lantern actually had a candle inside it.

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There were also people playing instruments and chanting.

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This lantern, along with a handful of others, was a goner.

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Walking through the lanterns.

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There were about 5 small mikoshi at the shrine.

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More mikoshi.

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One of the men lighting one of the lanterns.

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Another man hanging large lanterns.

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Adding the finishing touches.

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Teddy and me in front of the float.

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Tada!

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After we got home, we got cleaned up and had fondue!! 😀

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Shirley
    Jul 15, 2014 @ 22:48:29

    My foot was swollen and I had enough walking for one day, so I stayed home and watched a crazy NetFlix movie. I was happy I didn’t go to the festival when I heard there was NO festival food available! We had yummy fondue when Jen, Teddy and Brittany came back, so that was good.

    Reply

  2. Barbara Lange
    Jul 16, 2014 @ 05:29:01

    Oh that fondue looks so good! You made the best fondue, Jen.

    Reply

  3. Marie Elder
    Jul 17, 2014 @ 22:41:22

    Aiden misses you and Teddy…..and the fondue.

    Reply

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