Show Me Japan: Karatsu Kunchi

Karatsu Kunchi is a harvest festival that’s held every November. The entire town of Karatsu counts down to this day every year. Work stops everywhere and everyone parties. They carry huge floats around. The pictures speak for themselves really.

HUGE images ahead!

Posted: November 19th, 2010 | Japan 3 Comments »

3 Comments on “Show Me Japan: Karatsu Kunchi”

  1. 1 Anzu said at 9:00 am on November 19th, 2010:

    I’m absolutely amazed at the huge and anomaly mikoshi ?!
    That must be quite a sight against the background of the blue sky.

  2. 2 Yoshi said at 9:25 am on November 19th, 2010:

    Hi Avery,
    Oh my… This is fabulous entry. I love your pictures and am overwhelmed by variety of floats; lion, dragon, sea bream, shachihoko, warrior’s helmet, and so on. You name it!! Plus the weather was perfect, wasn’t it?
    Thank you so much for participating in “Show Me Japan”.
    Have a wonderful weekend.

  3. 3 AnnaTrouble said at 10:03 am on November 19th, 2010:

    OMG!!! This is MAGNIFICENT!!!
    Sorry, I know… caps and all, but I’m just so excited to see your entry. This is what “Show Me Japan” was supposed to be all about.
    Thank you soooooo much!

    PS> And I see my husband has been trolling here already! LOL!