The pictures below were taken at a Japanese festival that we attended last month. It’s an annual event taking place every summer in Mississauga, near Toronto. The festival was a nice distraction from the political events that I usually go to.
The fun went on for nearly a day, attracting thousands of people. It amazing to see so many fans of Japan from different nationalities. Some of them even wore traditional Japanese kimonos. The festival had everything – Japanese food, sake and plum wine, kimono fashion review, dances, taiko drum performances, and even a few very nice dogs.
The photos show little bit of everything…
And this is the performance of the traditional Japanese taiko drummers. The Japanese are not the only nationality prcticing this art.
And that was a dance that was supposed to include everybody at the festival: