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Re: The Yama-age festival

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  • willow_starmoon
    Those 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.
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 28, 2010
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      Those 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 art_education@yahoogroups.com, "Makio Kawashima" <kawama@...> wrote:
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      > 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.
      > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbMF9xPR6Rk
      >
      > Makio Kawashima
      > Art e-Learning Center
      > http://www5f.biglobe.ne.jp/~eLearning/epage.html
      > STUDENT ART GALLERIES
      > http://www5f.biglobe.ne.jp/~eLearning/Schoolgallery.htm
      > ART ADVOCACY
      > http://www006.upp.so-net.ne.jp/artcommunal/ArtEducationProgram.html
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      > planned too.
      >
      > Ali B. k-4
      >
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