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Kyoto Higashiyama Hanatouro2015
ROHM co. produces

ROHM co. produces "Light and Blossoms Pathway"

Approximately 2500 lanterns decorate the 5 km walking path that leads to the foothills of Higashiyama Mountain. From the north, the path goes through Shoren-in Temple and Maruyama Park, and then through Yasaka Shrine to Kiyomizu-dera Temple in the south.Enjoy the striking charms of Kyoto streets. Faint lights that beautify the store fronts of Monzen-machi, soft lights that reflect off the stone pavements, lights swaying amongst the trees, white and earthen walls.
The Ikebana Promenade and the abundant Ikebana arrangements together with the paper lanterns invite the visitor to an enchanting world.

Ikebana Promenade

Ikebana Promenade

WWith the cooperation of Kyoto Ikebana Association, some large flower arrangements are displayed in the Lanterns and Flower Lane.

Contemporary Ikebana Exhibits

Contemporary Ikebana Exhibits

A grand flower arrangement competition is held with the cooperation of Kyoto Ikebana Association, in Maruyama Park. some flower arrangements are displayed in the early and late stage of the festival.

University Town of Kyoto / Traditional Light Exhibit

University Town of Kyoto / Traditional Light Exhibit

In Maruyama Park students from six art universities and colleges in Kyoto display their own art work created under the theme “Traditional Lights”.

Fire Watch and Ohayashi Music Group

Fire Watch and Ohayashi Music Group

Local school children play wooden clappers, bells and drums and sing children songs about watching the fire and walking through the “Lanterns and Flower Lane”.

Takeakari-Yugennokawa (Bamboo lanterns/Profound Stream)

Takeakari-Yugennokawa (Bamboo lanterns/Profound Stream)

About a thousand Touro lights made of young bamboo are placed on the Yoshimizu Stream and flow through Maruyama Park to create a magical atmosphere.

Dedication dance of an apprentice geisha

Dedication dance of an apprentice geisha

Geisha of five entertainment areas in Kyoto will dance for dedication at Yasaka shrine. Taking the stage at Kagura hall, the gorgeous dancing will brings more live and brightness for this event.

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