Fujimori Festival

Calligraphy on horseback! Now that would take some serious skill and practice. There’s a modern Fujimori Festival at the eponymous shrine, though I dare not lean too hard on auto-translation to proclaim a direct linkage. Still, “Shrine of the horses and learning” sounds about right.


藤森祭/天応元年/藤森神社 (Fujimori Festival/Every 10 Years/8th Century” from the Miyako Nenju Gyoji Gajo (Picture Album of the Annual Festivals in the Miyako), hand-painted on silk by Nakajima Soyo (1928) :: via Bibliodyssey

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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