Tuesday 22 September 2020

Mabon 2020

 Bright blessings for all those who celebrate the old ways.



  1. Happy Fall, or Autumn to you Aril.

  2. Have you ever seen the shishi-odori? For many years I was an onstage announcer for Minyo dancers. When they performed with the Imperial dance troupe (on a rug from the Imperial palace!), I had the honor of being the prop girl who held the chief dancer's face towel and, for a very few seconds, his mask. Their antlers and masks were actually relics and smelled of incense. Old ways, indeed.

    1. I've just seen a clip of them on Youtube [I hadn't heard of them]...amazing! Arilx


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