Friday, October 24, 2014

Nagoya Matsuri, Part 2

When we leftphoto (16), this fellow was threatening attack. Well, the rest of the parade was advancing, so he had to head off down the road. Goodbye, fellow!

The historical section of the parade focuses on three ancient rulers in Japan who lived in Nagoya.

Nobunaga Oda lived from 1534-1582 and was born in Nagoya. He was followed by Hideyoshi Toyotomi who lived from 1537-1598. After Toyotomi came Ieyasu Tokugawa who lived from 1543-1618. Tokugawa reached the highest level of the three and became shogun.

The parade includes the three rulers, their wives, and their entourages.

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I was intrigued by the juxtaposition of historical characters against modern city buildings.

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Ack!

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There goes the traditional band!

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The parade stopped. From the intersection down the road, we saw smoke. A battle broke out!

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Yikes!

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Here come the soldiers, I think. One looks pretty tired!

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One of the rulers!

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Who will come next?

1 comment:

Sharon said...

Dear Elizabeth Sensei,

Thank you for the blog. Did you get Ninja'd? We can't wait to see who comes next. Next we are going to write an informational paragraph about our new learning.

TTYL,
Mrs. Hall's Class

P.S. We miss you!