Monday, September 7, 2009

More Yosakoi

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Posting the pictures of the Yosakoi last weekend prompted me to dig out some old photos from the Kawamoto matsuri 4 or 5 years ago.

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I watched a program on TV last night from this years big Yosakoi Matsuri in Kochi City. Most of those groups were large and danced in formation as they paraded down the streets.

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These groups at the kawamoto matsuri tended to be small, much younger, and danced in a style much closer to pop or rock.

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One thing common to all Yosakoi dancing though is that you have to have fun. Or at least appear to have fun.

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3 comments:

  1. Hello from Portugal! Just wanted to let you know that i like your graphic photography. I try to have the same look : ) Oh! And i'm a big fan oj japanese culture but i've never been there : ( One day... who knows? Continue with your great work!

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  2. Yes I agree with TruSka above great graphic and wonderfull transference of feeling from the subjects to the digital compositions. Yosakoi; real fun or fake fun, it's hard to tell when it's contagious!

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