12/30/2017

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Japanese Festivals, Events and Ceremonies !



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The Asian Lunar Calendar and Ceremonies

A lunar month started with no-moon, had the full moon on the 15th and 28 days to go.
The first lunar month of a year started the round of 12 months.
With the calendar reform in Japan, things changed, making the life of a haiku poet more difficult.

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12/29/2017

. . . Kisai - special festivals

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Kisai - special festivals

***** Location: Japan
***** Season: Topic
***** Category: Observance


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kisai 奇祭 may be translated in many ways

strange festival
weird festival
curious festival
unique festival
eccentric festival
festival with a bizarre or unusual ritual

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often rendered as
tenka no kisai 天下の奇祭
a special festival "under the sky",
in Japan.

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Many local festivals claim this name.
Many of the "Naked" and "Fire" festivals are counted among the very special ones.

Even in my area of Okayama we have "the last shaman of Japan".


. Gohoosai 護法祭  
at temple Ryosan-Ji, Ohaga, Misakicho Japan

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日本五奇祭
There are also five very special festivals:

洛北大原社の雑魚寝
. Oohara zakone 大原雑魚寝 (おおはらざこね)
sleeping together at Ohara
 



江州筑摩社の鍋被り祭 Kooshuu Chikuma shrine
Nabe kaburi matsuri
and
. nabe kamuri matsuri 鍋冠祭りの "wearing a cooking pot"  
Tsukuma Festival 筑摩祭 (つくままつり)



越中鵜坂社の尻たたき祭 Etchuu Usakasha
shiri tataki matsuri
and
. shiritataki matsuri 尻たたき祭 "hitting the bottom"
at Iwakura town, Kyoto 



. 常陸鹿嶋社の常陸帯の神事
Hitachi obi no shinji
 
Hitachi Belt Ceremony at Kashima Shrine


奥州の錦木 Ooshuu no nishiki ?


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Onbashira Matsuri 御柱祭(長野県諏訪市、諏訪大社)
Shrine Suwa Jinja Nagano
. Suwa no onbashira matsuri 諏訪の御柱祭
festival of the Suwa shrine pillars
 



Namahage なまはげ(秋田県男鹿市)Namahage demons
Akita, Oga Peninsula
. Namahage なまはげ on December 31  



Yoshida no hi no matsuri 吉田の火祭り
(山梨県富士吉田市、北口本宮冨士浅間神社)
Yamanashi
. Yoshida Fire Festival
(Yoshida himatsuri, Yoshida chinkasai)
 


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Some of the "fighting festivals" are quite special.

kenka matsuri 喧嘩祭り

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. Fuchu Fighting Festival 府中喧嘩祭
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Gomottomo sama 「ごもっともさま」ritual for the male symbol
Mitsumine shrine

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Eyoo 会陽(裸祭り)(岡山県岡山市、西大寺)
Naked Festival, Temple Saidai-Ji Okayama
. Saidaiji Eyo Naked Festival  
Saidaiji Hadaka Matsuri 西大寺裸祭り
shuusei-e 修正会




黒石寺蘇民祭(裸祭り)(岩手県奥州市、黒石寺)
Kuroishi Kokuseki Soominsai Naked Festival
Iwate. Sominsai
. Kuroishi Hadaka Matsuri. 黒石裸祭
Naked Festival at Kuroishi
 




吉良川の御田祭(高知県室戸市、御田八幡宮)
Kiragawa no Onta Matsuri "Field Festival at Kirakawa"
Kochi, Muroto Town
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裸押合大祭(新潟県南魚沼市、普光寺毘沙門堂
Hadaka Oshiai Matsuri
Niigata, Fukooji, Bishamon Hall


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This is the festival, with a 1,200-year history, to pray for a good harvest for the year. Daimyo-Gyoretsu (a procession of a lord & samurai warriors) leaves Honmachi Maruyama-mae at 1:40 pm for the temple.
The highlight of this festival is Hadaka-oshiai in which about 500 young men only in loincloths purify themselves by pouring cold water over them, and then jostle one another for catching Kifuda (wooden tablets of prize coupons) in Bishamondo (hall) for several times between 7 pm and 11 pm.
source : www.jnto.go.jp

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悪態まつり(茨城県笠間市、愛宕神社)
Akutai Matsuri "cursing festival"
Kasama Town, Atago Jinja

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Cursing festival.
Also called akkō matsuri (bad-mouthing festivals),
At the akutai matsuri of Atago Jinja in Iwama-chō, Nishi Ibaragi-gun, Ibaragi prefecture held on December fourteenth (formerly, the fourteenth day of the eleventh month of the lunar calendar), worshippers verbally abuse each other as they proceed to worship at Mt. Atago's mountaintop shrine. At the shrine they trade insults with a person impersonating a tengu (goblin of sorts that inhabits mountains). If one wins this exchange, it is believed that they will receive good fortune in the coming year.
Those who became angry as a result of these insults were told that their silkworm production would suffer in the new year.
source : Mogi Sakae 2006
Kokugakuin University.

. The Atago shrines of Japan .


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Shimada Obi Matsuri 島田帯祭 Belt Festival at Shimada
Shizuoka (静岡県島田市)




Every three years in mid-October, the Obi Matsuri (or Obi Festival) takes place in Shimada, Japan. The next Obi Festival is October 12 - 14, 2007.

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The Shimada Obi Festival dates back to 1695 when young brides traveled to Shimada and visited the town's Oi Shrine to pray for the birth of a healthy baby. Afterwards, while wearing their wedding obis (a sash) around their kimonos, they walked through Shimada and became a public attraction.

The young brides were shy about the attention and the town residents felt sorry for them. To protect their privacy but still display their obis, the residents created an affair similar to a fashion show at the Oi Shrine. Dancers displayed the obis on behalf of the brides and the event attracted parents of future brides and merchants.
source : www.suite101.com


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. Arai Handheld Fireworks
(Enshu Arai tezutsu hanabi) 遠州新居手筒花火
 


. Doro-uchi matsuri 泥打祭 (どろうちまつり)
mud-throwing festival
 
Aso Shrine, Fukuoka. March 28



. Furukawa no okoshi daiko 古川の起し太鼓
"wake-up drums from Furukawa"
 
April 19 / 20. Hida Furukawa, Gifu



. Shiritsumi matsuri 尻摘祭 hip-bumping festival
November 10, Otonashi Shrine, Ito, Shizuoka 



. Suhotei Festival 数方庭祭 .
August, Shrine Iminomiya 忌宮神社, Yamaguchi



. Tenpitsu yaki 天筆焼き burning "wishes to heaven  
"hitting with bamboo poles", take uchi 竹打ち
during the : Ota Fire Festival 太田の火まつり, Daisen, Akita


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Hodare matsuri 越後のほだれ祭 Hodare festival of Echigo

Hodare in English is "male genitals", but if the character HODARE are used, the meaning then becomes "the ripening of rice ears".


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大寒に神輿を担ぐ奇祭かな
daikan ni mikoshi o katusgu kisai kana

carrying the mikoshi
in the great cold -
this special festival


at Sosogi Coast, Wajima 曽々木海岸
Purification in sea water in January on the
day of the great cold (daikan)

The young men carrying the palanquin are only wearing a loincloth.

Toneokijime 刀祢沖〆
source : toneokijime.net


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1/01/2017

Nenga 2017

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12/01/2016

UNESCO 33 Festivals

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UNESCO 2016 Japanese Festivals
ユネスコの無形文化遺産 ー「山・鉾・屋台行事 




- NHK news and others -
UNESCO adds Japan festivals to heritage list

UNESCO has decided to add 33 Japanese traditional festivals featuring parades and floats to its list of intangible cultural heritages.
The decision was made at a meeting in Ethiopia on Wednesday.

The Hachinohe Sansha Taisai festival of Aomori Prefecture and
Yatsushiro Myokensai no Shinko Gyoji of Kumamoto Prefecture are among the 33 events.
But the Japanese government decided to combine those 2 with other similar festivals in listing them as a group.

UNESCO says the festivals have brought artistic creativeness to residents and that they have been handed down for generations.
It notes that some of the festivals contributed to the restoration of human bonds in communities after the earthquake and tsunami hit northeastern Japan in 2011.
UNESCO praises people involved in procuring festival items in environmentally friendly manners.

The registration of the festivals will bring to 21 the total number of Japanese items on the intangible cultural heritage list. Kabuki and traditional Japanese cuisine, or "washoku," are among them.

The Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival in Fukuoka City, western Japan, is among the festivals that gained registration.
Mayor Soichiro Takashima said he hopes the listing will help increase the appeal of Fukuoka.
He said the city wants to show the world the strong

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The 33 Float Festivals Added to the
UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage


Hachinohe Sansha Festival - Aomori

Kakunodate Festival - Senboku - Akita
Tsuchizaki Shinmei Shrine Festival
Hanawa Festival - Kazuno

Shinjō Festival (Shinjo)- Yamagata

Hitachi Fūryūmono - Ibaraki

Karasuyama Yamaage Nasukarasuyama - Tochigi
Kanuma lmamiya Shrine Festival

Chichibu Night Festival  - Saitama
Kawagoe Hikawa Festival

Sawara Float Festival - Katori - Chiba

Takaoka Mikurumayama Festiva Takaoka - Toyama
Uozu Tatemon Festival - Uozu
Johana Hikiyama Festival - Nanto

Seihaku Festival - Nanao - Ishikawa

Takayama Festival  - Gifu
Furukawa Festival Hida
Ōgaki Festival (Ogaki)

Owari Tsushima Tennō Festival Tsushima/Aisai - Aichi
Chiryū Festival (Chiryu)
Inuyama Festival
Kamezaki Shiohi Festival - Handa
Sunari Festival - Kanie

Kujirabune Festival - Yokkaichi - Mie
Ueno Tenjin Festival - Iga
Ishidori Festival  - Kuwana

Nagahama Hikiyama Festival - Shiga

Kyoto Gion Festival Yamahoko Parade - Kyoto

Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival - Fukuoka
Tobata Gion Festival - Kitakyūshū

Karatsu Kunchi Karatsu - Saga

Yatsushiro Myōken Festival - Kumamoto

Hita Gion Festival  - Ōita (Oita)


Yama, Hoko, Yatai, float festivals in Japan
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- reference : japanese festivals unesco 2016 -


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ユネスコ無形文化遺産に登録された「山・鉾・屋台行事」

八戸三社大祭の山車行事 青森県 八戸市

角館祭りのやま行事 秋田県 仙北市
土崎神明社祭の曳山行事 秋田市
花輪祭の屋台行事 鹿角市

新庄まつりの山車行事 山形県 新庄市

日立風流物 茨城県 日立市

烏山の山あげ行事 栃木県 那須烏山市
鹿沼今宮神社祭の屋台行事 鹿沼市

秩父祭の屋台行事と神楽 埼玉県 秩父市
川越氷川祭の山車行事 川越市

佐原の山車行事 千葉県 香取市

高岡御車山祭の御車山行事 富山県 高岡市
魚津のタテモン行事 魚津市
城端神明宮祭の曳山行事 南砺市

青柏祭の曳山行事 石川県 七尾市

高山祭の屋台行事 岐阜県 高山市
古川祭の起し太鼓・屋台行事 飛騨市
大垣祭のやま行事 大垣市

尾張津島天王祭の車楽舟行事 愛知県 津島市・愛西市
知立の山車文楽とからくり 知立市
犬山祭の車山行事 犬山市
亀崎潮干祭の山車行事 半田市
須成祭の車楽船行事と神葭流し 蟹江町

鳥出神社の鯨船行事 三重県 四日市市
上野天神祭のダンジリ行事 伊賀市
桑名石取祭の祭車行事 桑名市

長浜曳山祭の曳山行事 滋賀県 長浜市

京都祇園祭の山鉾行事 京都府 京都市

博多祇園山笠行事 福岡県 福岡市
戸畑祇園大山笠行事 北九州市

唐津くんちの曳山行事 佐賀県 唐津市

八代妙見祭の神幸行事 熊本県 八代市

日田祇園の曳山行事 大分県 日田市


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Nenga 2016

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11/29/2014

Hassaku Kumamoto

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Hassaku Festival (hassaku matsuri)

***** Location: Kumamoto
***** Season: Mid-Autumn
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hassaku matsuri 八朔祭 Hassaku festival


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This is a traditional festival with a 240-year history. It is said this festival started in 1757 under the order of the Hosokawa clan, concerning the bad harvest around the Yabe area. The main attraction is the giant creations skillfully made by individual communities, with pinecones and other wild plants that grow in Yabe. These express the society and people’s wishes with a sense of humor.

During the festival, these creations march through the town streets with musical accompaniment as well as a fancy-dress parade, to wish for an abundant harvest and prosperity. Tsujunkyo Bridge also releases water during the Hassaku Festival, and there is a fireworks display at night.

- Look at a video here :
- source : japan-attractions.jp


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takes place in 上益城郡山都町浜町商店街一帯

約240年の歴史をもつ伝統的な祭りです。この祭りは、1757年(宝暦7年)に、矢部郷一帯の不作を心配した細川藩の命令で始められたと言われています。目玉は、矢部の山野に自生する松笠などの植物を材料にして、各町内が趣向を凝らして作る巨大な造り物です。世相を風刺したものや願望など、洒落を交えて表現されています。



各町内自慢の造り物が、お囃子や仮装行列とともに練り歩き、豊作と繁栄を祈ります。八朔祭の時は、通潤橋の放水も行われ、夜には花火大会も行われます。
- source : kumanago.jp/event


. hassaku no iwai 八朔の祝
Harvest Festival, Hassaku sai 八朔祭 .

hassaku 八朔 (はっさく)
first day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar
kigo for mid-Autumn

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This 作り物, constructed entirely from natural materials (except for the eyes, which light up) won the annual contest in Yamato this year.
- shared by Kit Nagamura, fb

. Fudō Myō-ō, Fudoo Myoo-Oo 不動明王 Fudo Myo-O
Acala Vidyârâja – Vidyaraja – Fudo Myoo .



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. Kumamoto Prefecture Festivals - 熊本県 .


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10/26/2014

goroawase introduction

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goroawase, goro-awase 語呂合わせ wordplay with numbers

Since numbers in Japanese can be pronounced in many ways,
they give ample food for wordplay.
In connection with the days of a month,
they present us with a great basis for fun pun !


ii hifu  11 12 いいひふ good skin, beautiful skin


The most common readings are here

-- Kun-yomi ---- On-yomi ---- English

0 円 まる maru, ま ma, わ wa -- れい rei, れ re -- オO , ゼロ zero, ゼ ze

1 一 ひとつ hitotsu , ひとhito, ひ hi -- いち ichi , い i -- ワン wan (sound of a barking dog too). minus-sign

2 二 ふたつ futatsu , ふ fu , ふた futa -- に ni, じ ji -- ツー tsuu, トゥー too

3 三 みつ mitsu , み mi -- さん san, さ sa, ざ za -- ス su, スリー surii
- miraa ミラー(30)

4 四 よん yon, よ yo, よつ yotsu -- し shi -- foo フォ、ホ ho

5 五  いつつ itsutsu , いつ itsu -- ご go, こ ko -- ファイブ faibu

6 六 むつ mutsu , む mu -- ろく roku , ろ ro -- シックス shikkusu

7 七  なな nana , ななつ nanatsu , な na -- しち shichi -- セブン sebun

8 八 やつ yatsu , や ya -- はち hachi, は ha , ば ba -- エイト eito, エート eeto

9 九 ここのつ kokonotsu , こ ko -- きゅう kyuu , きゅ kyu, くku -- ナイン nain

10 十  とお too -- じゅう juu , じ ji -- テン ten, plus-sign

. テン ten


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- AAA - / - BBB - / - CCC - / - DDD - / - EEE -

- FFF - / - GGG - / - HHH - / - I I I - / - JJJ -

- KKK - / - LLL - / - MMM - / - NNN - / - OOO -

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- some special combinations -
23 ni san - Nissan car company
39 mi ku - Hatsune Miku
40 four ze(ro) -(Kamen Rider) Fourze
90 ku ma - 熊 bear
634 mu sa shi 武蔵 Musashi
893 ya ku za やくざ Yakuza
.59 ten go ku 天国 paradise
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. WKD - The Kigo Calendar .

- January - / - Feburary - / - March -

- April - / - May - / - June -

- July - / - August - / - September -

- Ocotber - / - November - / - December -

. goroawase 語呂合わせ days every month .

- and now

3 9 - san kyuu - Thank you!

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. Japanese Calendar Days .

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Japanese wordplay relies on the nuances of the Japanese language and Japanese script for humorous effect.
- source : wikipedia

語呂合わせの日
- source : www.ffortune.net/calen

konna hi mitsuketa
- source : www.konnahi.com

kyoo wa nan no hi
- source : hukumusume.com/366

Goroawase Days of Sweets スイーツ図書室
- source : www.monteur.co.jp/sweets


- English reference -

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10/25/2014

goro every month

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goroawase, goro-awase 語呂合わせ wordplay with numbers

Since numbers in Japanese can be pronounced in many ways,
they give ample food for wordplay.
In connection with the days of a month,
they present us with a great basis for fun pun !


ihifu  11 12 ひふ  skin 


- - - - - The most common readings are here

-- Kun-yomi ---- On-yomi ---- English

0 円 まる maru, ま ma, わ wa -- れい rei, れ re -- オO , ゼロ zero, ゼ ze

1 一 ひとつ hitotsu , ひとhito, ひ hi -- いち ichi , い i -- ワン wan (sound of a barking dog too). minus-sign

2 二 ふたつ futatsu , ふ fu , ふた futa -- に ni, じ ji -- ツー tsuu, トゥー too

3 三 みつ mitsu , み mi -- さん san, さ sa, ざ za -- ス su, スリー surii

4 四 よん yon, よ yo, よつ yotsu -- し shi -- foo フォ、ホ ho

5 五  いつつ itsutsu , いつ itsu -- ご go, こ ko -- ファイブ faibu

6 六 むつ mutsu , む mu -- ろく roku , ろ ro -- シックス shikkusu

7 七  なな nana , ななつ nanatsu , な na -- しち shichi -- セブン sebun

8 八 やつ yatsu , や ya -- はち hachi, は ha , ば ba -- エイト eito, エート eeto

9 九 ここのつ kokonotsu , こ ko -- きゅう kyuu , きゅ kyu, くku -- ナイン nain

10 十  とお too -- じゅう juu , じ ji -- テン ten, plus-sign

. テン ten


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- AAA - / - BBB - / - CCC - / - DDD - / - EEE -

- FFF - / - GGG - / - HHH - / - I I I - / - JJJ -

- KKK - / - LLL - / - MMM - / - NNN - / - OOO -

- PPP - / - QQQ - / - RRR - / - SSS - / - TTT -

- UUU - / - VVV - / - WWW - / - XYZ -


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- Some goroawase days are celebrated every month !

Most of them are also celebrated in November the 11th month,
with the beginning of
11 ii いい nice, good, fine
. goroawase days in November .


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- osan no hi お産の日 day of a birth
- mikan (mikka) no hi みかんの日 day of mikan citrus fruit
- rezaa no hi レザーの日 day of leather 
- sandoichi no hi サンドウィッチの日 day of the sandwich

06
- rooru keeki no hi ロールケーキの日 day of roll cake

08
- hamono no hi 刃物の日 day of knives
- okome no hi お米の日 day of rice

09
- kureepu no hi クレープの日 day of crepe pancakes

10
- te no hi 手(ハンドクリーム)の日 day of hand cream
- toire no hi トイレの日 toilet day

11
- . 十一月 November - 11th month .

12
- hifu 皮膚の日 day of the skin

14
- ishi no hi 石の日 day of stones

14 and 15
- hiyoko no hi ひよこの日 day of baby chicks

16
- iro no hi (色) 塗装の日 day of (colorful) painting

18
- doboku no hi 土木の日 day of civil engineering 「十一」「十八」
- toohatsu no hi 頭髪の日 dai of hair (on the head)

19
- shuukuriimu no hi シュークリームの日 day of chou cream puff

20
- fuaa no hi ファーの日 day of fur
- wain no hi ワインの日 day of wine

22
- fuufu no hi  夫婦の日 day of couples

23
- fumi no hi 文の日 / ふみの日 day of a letter
- fusai no hi 夫妻の日 day of a couple
- hifu no hi 皮膚の日 day of the skin
- niisan no hi 兄さんの日 day of the elder brother

24
- furo no hi 風呂の日 day of the bath
- katsuobushi no hi かつおぶしの日 day of bonito flakes (bu shi - fu shi)

28
- niya no hi 二八の日 cat day


29
- fuku no hi 服の日 day of cloths
- niku no hi 肉の日 day of meat


end of each month 毎月末
- soba no hi そばの日 day of buckwheat
(the new month is coming near (soba))

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- January - / - Feburary - / - March -

- April - / - May - / - June -

- July - / - August - / - September -

- Ocotber - / - November - / - December -


- and now

3 9 - san kyuu - Thank you!

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Japanese wordplay relies on the nuances of the Japanese language and Japanese script for humorous effect.
- source : wikipedia

語呂合わせの日
- source : www.ffortune.net/calen

konna hi mitsuketa
- source : www.konnahi.com

kyoo wa nan no hi
- source : hukumusume.com/366

Goroawase Days of Sweets スイーツ図書室
- source : www.monteur.co.jp/sweets


- English reference -

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10/24/2014

Goro AAA

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goroawase 語呂合わせ  AAA

Since numbers in Japanese can be pronounced in many ways,
they give ample food for wordplay.
In connection with the days of a month,
they present us with a great basis for fun pun !


ii hifu  11 12 いいひふ good skin, beautiful skin


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goroawase 語呂合わせ ABC list

TBA

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. WKD - The Kigo Calendar .

- January - / - Feburary - / - March -

- April - / - May - / - June -

- July - / - August - / - September -

- Ocotber - / - November - / - December -


- and now

3 9 - san kyuu - Thank you!


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10/23/2014

Goro BBB

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goroawase 語呂合わせ  BBB

Since numbers in Japanese can be pronounced in many ways,
they give ample food for wordplay.
In connection with the days of a month,
they present us with a great basis for fun pun !


ii hifu  11 12 いいひふ good skin, beautiful skin

8 八  ば ba


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goroawase 語呂合わせ ABC list

- AAA - / - BBB - / - CCC - / - DDD - / - EEE -

- FFF - / - GGG - / - HHH - / - I I I - / - JJJ -

- KKK - / - LLL - / - MMM - / - NNN - / - OOO -

- PPP - / - QQQ - / - RRR - / - SSS - / - TTT -

- UUU - / - VVV - / - WWW - / - XYZ -


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. WKD - The Kigo Calendar .

- January - / - Feburary - / - March -

- April - / - May - / - June -

- July - / - August - / - September -

- Ocotber - / - November - / - December -


- and now

3 9 - san kyuu - Thank you!


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10/22/2014

Goro CCC

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goroawase 語呂合わせ  CCC

Since numbers in Japanese can be pronounced in many ways,
they give ample food for wordplay.
In connection with the days of a month,
they present us with a great basis for fun pun !


ii hifu  11 12 いいひふ good skin, beautiful skin

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chiizu no hi チーズの日 day of cheese
November 11 ii chiizu


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goroawase 語呂合わせ ABC list

- AAA - / - BBB - / - CCC - / - DDD - / - EEE -

- FFF - / - GGG - / - HHH - / - I I I - / - JJJ -

- KKK - / - LLL - / - MMM - / - NNN - / - OOO -

- PPP - / - QQQ - / - RRR - / - SSS - / - TTT -

- UUU - / - VVV - / - WWW - / - XYZ -


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. WKD - The Kigo Calendar .

- January - / - Feburary - / - March -

- April - / - May - / - June -

- July - / - August - / - September -

- Ocotber - / - November - / - December -


- and now

3 9 - san kyuu - Thank you!


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10/21/2014

Goro DDD

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goroawase 語呂合わせ  DDD

Since numbers in Japanese can be pronounced in many ways,
they give ample food for wordplay.
In connection with the days of a month,
they present us with a great basis for fun pun !


ii hifu  11 12 いいひふ good skin, beautiful skin

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daiku san no hi 大工さんの日 day of the carpenter
11二二」- 11はニ本の柱をあらわし、ニは土台と梁あるいは桁を表して軸組合の構造体となり 11 are two pillars, ニ are the frames for a building
November 22

denchi no hi 電池の日 day of electric batteries
goroawase (十一十一) plus minus plus minus
November 11

doboku no hi 土木の日 day of civil engineering
土木」を分解すると「十一」「十八」
November 18


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goroawase 語呂合わせ ABC list

- AAA - / - BBB - / - CCC - / - DDD - / - EEE -

- FFF - / - GGG - / - HHH - / - I I I - / - JJJ -

- KKK - / - LLL - / - MMM - / - NNN - / - OOO -

- PPP - / - QQQ - / - RRR - / - SSS - / - TTT -

- UUU - / - VVV - / - WWW - / - XYZ -


:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::


. WKD - The Kigo Calendar .

- January - / - Feburary - / - March -

- April - / - May - / - June -

- July - / - August - / - September -

- Ocotber - / - November - / - December -


- and now

3 9 - san kyuu - Thank you!


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. Japanese Calendar Days .

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10/20/2014

Goro EEE

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goroawase 語呂合わせ  EEE

Since numbers in Japanese can be pronounced in many ways,
they give ample food for wordplay.
In connection with the days of a month,
they present us with a great basis for fun pun !


ii hifu  11 12 いいひふ good skin, beautiful skin

8 八  エイト eito, エート eeto


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goroawase 語呂合わせ ABC list

- AAA - / - BBB - / - CCC - / - DDD - / - EEE -

- FFF - / - GGG - / - HHH - / - I I I - / - JJJ -

- KKK - / - LLL - / - MMM - / - NNN - / - OOO -

- PPP - / - QQQ - / - RRR - / - SSS - / - TTT -

- UUU - / - VVV - / - WWW - / - XYZ -


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. WKD - The Kigo Calendar .

- January - / - Feburary - / - March -

- April - / - May - / - June -

- July - / - August - / - September -

- Ocotber - / - November - / - December -


- and now

3 9 - san kyuu - Thank you!


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. Japanese Calendar Days .

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10/19/2014

Goro FFF

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goroawase 語呂合わせ  EEE

Since numbers in Japanese can be pronounced in many ways,
they give ample food for wordplay.
In connection with the days of a month,
they present us with a great basis for fun pun !


ii hifu  11 12 いいひふ good skin, beautiful skin


2 二 ふたつ futatsu , ふ fu , ふた futa

3 三 みつ mitsu , み mi -- さん san, さ sa -- スリー surii

4 四 フォー foo, foa (four)

5 五  ファイブ faibu


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fumi no hi 文の日 day of a good letter
Every day with the combination 23 (fu mi) is "letter day".


furo 26 風呂 day of the bathroom
November 26

fuufu, ii fuufu 11 22 いい 夫婦 day of a good couple
November 26


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goroawase 語呂合わせ ABC list
- AAA - / - BBB - / - CCC - / - DDD - / - EEE -

- FFF - / - GGG - / - HHH - / - I I I - / - JJJ -

- KKK - / - LLL - / - MMM - / - NNN - / - OOO -

- PPP - / - QQQ - / - RRR - / - SSS - / - TTT -

- UUU - / - VVV - / - WWW - / - XYZ -

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. WKD - The Kigo Calendar .

- January - / - Feburary - / - March -

- April - / - May - / - June -

- July - / - August - / - September -

- Ocotber - / - November - / - December -


- and now

3 9 - san kyuu - Thank you!


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. Japanese Calendar Days .

- Join the friends on facebook
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