Re: The Yama-age festival
- View SourceThose are amazing!! They look even larger than life at night. I can only imagine all the work that would go into something like that, what a long day. Thanks for sharing, I enjoyed that a lot!
--- In email@example.com, "Makio Kawashima" <kawama@...> wrote:
> Greetings Art Educators!
> The Yama-age festival is said to data from 1560, when Suketane Nasu, the
> lord of the Karasuyama castle deified Susano-no-mikoto, the brother of the
> Su-goddess to drive out the plague.
> Yama (litarally mountain) are stage settings section used as a background.
> Made of enormous Karasuyama Japanese paper and flour paste, they are
> transformed into grand mountains.
> For 3 days about 150 people are necessary to operate them.
> Makio Kawashima
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> planned too.
> Ali B. k-4