The japanese summer is hot, and comes with very particular sounds as well: the furin (glass bells), the cicadas… and the music of Awa Odori. The biggest event is held in Koenji… but its popularity has a cost: it’s hard to enjoy the dances in decent conditions. I would two smaller ones instead: in Kagurazaka, or in Mitaka… much smaller, but here at least you can sit, enjoy a fresh beer… and the dancers.

Gear used:
Nikon D810 + 27-70mm f/2.8G ED

Awa Odori: the rythm of summer

| Photos of Japan, Pierre Caillaut |
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