1-27 April Miyako Odori(Cherry Dance), Minamiza Theatre, Kyoto
Maiko and geiko dance performances
Advance tickets are available from overseas at:
23-26 May Azuma Odori, Shinbashi Enbujo, Tokyo
Geisha dance performances
Tickets will be available after April 7
cherry blossom forecast 2019:
https://weathernews.jp/s/topics/201902/140055/?fm=sw&fmdotop=1 (Japanese version only)
https://tenki.jp/sakura/expectation/ (Japanese version only)
Friday, January 14, 2011
This year's theme was "葉(ha: the leaf)" and next year's theme is "岸(kishi: the shore)".
Ceremony of the Utakai Hajime(The Imperial Household Agency)
This confection is named Oimatu(老松: old pine). Pines have been reagarded as a sacred tree and a symbol of longevity in Japan since ancient times. Old pines are stately.