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Sunday, June 5, 2011

Dance Performance


Prior to the rice planting ceremony organized by Moritomo Takino Shrine (森友瀧尾神社) in Nikko city, we had a dance performance offered to the God of cultivation. Two local lasses volunteered to be dancers...

This is an entry for Show Me Japan Vol 1, Issue 28. If you want to see nice photos taken in Japan, don't forget to visit!!!


11 comments:

  1. Nice photo about a beautiful dancer!

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  2. her robe is beautiful. this is a photo of grace and movement. nicely done Yoshi!

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  3. She is beautiful as is her robe and your capture. So captivating. I know this must have been a wonderful event to attend.

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  4. Wonderful delicate balance and mood to your image Yoshi. The robe is simply beautiful.

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  5. Yoshi, it is an excellent shot! How lovely this shrine maiden is! I have taken a lot of photos of shrine maidens mostly of Kasuga Grand Shrine. But,I haven't seen such a young shrine maiden. In the performance, I see condensed prayers of people. Have a nice week!

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  6. What a lovely girl dancing innocently to God! Her movement looks elegant. You captured a nice moment.

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  7. Nice contrasts between her robe and her surroundings. The dance must have been a delight to watch.

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  8. This is a stunning shot. So beautiful!

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