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2010年8月17日火曜日

Haiku about Summer (13)




Bon Odori (盆踊り), meaning simply Bon dance is a style of dancing performed during Obon.


These are the photos of Nishimonai Bon Odori (西馬内盆踊り) held in Akita on August 16-18.




Welcome


the spirits of ancestors


Bon dance




歓迎や祖霊が帰り盆踊り




Kangeiya sorei ga kaeri bonodori






Bon dance


reunited in joy


past midnight




盆踊り再会にわき夜更け過ぐ




Bonodori saikai ni waki yofuke sugu






― Hidenori Hiruta








3 件のコメント:

  1. spirits dance
    with these souls of summer
    the leaders

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  2. generations--
    keeping alive
    the bon dance


    much love
    gillena

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