Yamaboko
   Mountain-shaped floats used at the Gion matsuri and other festivals. They are examples of dashi (festival floats).

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  • Gion Matsuri — The Nihongo|Gion Festival|祇園祭|Gion Matsuri takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the most famous festivals in Japan. It spans the entire month of July and is crowned by a parade, the nihongo| Yamaboko Junkō |山鉾巡行| on July 17.Kyoto s… …   Wikipedia

  • Gion Matsuri — Le Yamahoko, la cérémonie des chars du festival de Gion à Kyoto * …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gion matsuri — (祇園祭, Gion Matsuri?), est une fête qui se déroule à Kyôto ; elle a été initialement instaurée en 869 pour lutter contre la peste qui ravageait la ville à l époque. Festivités Le soir du 16 juillet, tous les quartiers …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Muromachi Street — A yamaboko named Kikusuiboko (菊水鉾) is being built on Muromachi Street. Muromachi Street (室町通, Muromachi dōri? …   Wikipedia

  • Dashi —    A collective term for ornate ceremonial floats of various kinds in the shape of a boat, shrine or mountain, used at festivals. Dashi come in various sizes and are carried or drawn by a vehicle. Their design may be derived from the earlier… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Gion matsuri —    The Gion matsuri or Gion e was originally a Buddhist goryo e held to dispel pestilence. It is said to have been first performed on the orders of emperor Seiwa in 869 but started as an annual festival of the capital a century later during the… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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