Hamamatsu Matsuri, Part Two: Performances and Floats

After seeing the kites, we walked back to the bus to go back to the station area.

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We saw these people dancing on the way back to the bus.

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Once we got back to the station, we saw many parade floats.

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The floats had very detailed wood carvings on them.

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Another of the floats.

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One of the float attendants stopped me and had me put on these clothes for a picture.

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They also gave me this cutely folded handkerchief!

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After seeing the floats, we went up in the tower to see the city from up high!

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We even got to see the shinkansen from above.

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Later on, we found a good spot and waited for the parade to start.

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Teddy bought us some delicious pizza from a truck.

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The floats at night.

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Another shot of the floats.

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There was a float for every neighborhood. We didn’t stay to see them all, though.

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Some girls sitting inside one of the floats.

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One last float. After this, we RAN to the station to catch our train home. 😀


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Barbara Lange
    May 07, 2015 @ 06:21:09

    I really liked the video of the drummers and dancers (in purple). Lovely!!


  2. FrankieS
    May 09, 2015 @ 20:27:04

    Beautiful photos. Beautiful blue handkerchief, is there a photo unfolded?
    best wishes, Frankie


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