Staying away from home,we could no way have missed the annual Indian festival “Namaste India” here in Tokyo.This year it was held on 24th and 25th of Sept at the same venue as last year.Please check my post “Namaste India 2010” for the details 🙂 … Continue reading Namaste India 2011
Sumo, the Japanese style of wrestling, is the national sport of Japan.In total,there are 6 Grand tournaments per year.While 3 are held in Tokyo,there’s one held each at Osaka,Nagoya and Kyushu.Recently we had been to the 1st day of the September Grand Sumo Tournament 2011, held at … Continue reading Grand Sumo Tournament Sept, 2011
Yosakoi is a traditional summer dance of Japan.The style is highly energetic combining traditional Japanese dance movements with modern music.This year while searching for the details of the Hanabi festival, I came to know about the Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi. This dance festival was being held … Continue reading Yosakoi Matsuri 2011
Hanabi or the fireworks summer festival of Japan is held at many places in and around Tokyo every year on the last weekend of July.But this year due to the great earthquake, most programmes were cancelled and only the biggest show over the Sumida river … Continue reading Hanabi 2011 !
Today we woke up to our room shaking again.Another troubling reminder of the uncertainities,the fear,the ‘being alert’,the ‘trying to feel normal’.Just yesterday night when I mentioned to hubby that I would be posting about our experience of the earthquake soon, he was silent for quite … Continue reading The Great Japan Earthquake…2011….