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The town blog "Kanda, Jimbocho, Akihabara" outskirts

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The name: machiblog3 Making day: 2008/07/07 13:48
It is town blog of Chiyoda-ku

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2016/09/21 18:45

Equinoctial week Wednesday, September 21
We cheer up and do divine spirit of Prince Masakado Taira of shrine enshrined deity of Kanda Myojin, three
"Festival in front of the mound" "Masakado mound annual festival"
But, Otemachi "Masakado mound" was Kanda Myojin and was held solemnly.


Kanda Myojin, Otorii chief priest is *jo by congratulatory address by festival before mound performed saiko of on Masakado mound.
It was chanted sutra the chief priest of Kadoyama, sun temple in front of mound.


On Otemachi "Masakado mound,"
Masakado mound preservation society, sun temple, a great number of people including person concerned with Bando-shi king Shrine gather,
All did gyokukushiho* including general veneration person and was gone and worshiped.


Worship of Tokuko Hirano of Masakado mound preservation society's chairperson.


We moved venue to Kanda Myojin, and "Masakado mound annual festival" was held in main shrine.


Shrine maiden's dance was performed ho* of by divine spirit of Prince Masakado Taira.


Afterwards in Myojin Hall feast (there is me) by person of attendance of 120
It was held noisily peacefully, and the matter of "Masakado mound annual festival" was settled safely.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2016/09/12 13:49

Walk Akihabara; and exploration ...
Electronic work & programming experience meeting

On Saturday, September 10, it was held.
Sponsorship PCN Akihabara Assemblage (Representative Shiori Makino)
(puroguramingukurabunettowakuakihabaraasemburaju)
Theme,
We want children to know Akihabara as electronics quarter!
We want children to experience pleasure of manufacturing!

Participant gathers at JR Akihabara Station Denkigai Exit
20 people participated including six sets of with parent and child in total.
At first we take a walk through Akihabara by guidance of Makino.
Course of walk Denkigai Exit, radio center, radio hall,
Forever bridge, Ono den, Orient measure, TSUKUMO VR, Sengoku & Akizuki electron,
Shohei Bridge, waterasu Awajicho intersection, Ogawamachi,
And soldering experience venue, beautiful soil charges town RENBASE are goal points!


We enter into parts street radio center of underpass which can be called the origin of Akihabara electronics quarter.
We observe robot shop "robot aisle" that there is robot manager.


Through underpass radio center that low ceiling, passage are small!
The second floor peeped out for an instant, too and heard story of Akiba Shrine derived from the Akihabara place name.



Participants whom opportunity when specialized shop of measure enters very much does not have either
It is interested in explanation to measure to plan to enter shop, and to measure.

As a lot of maids sit in a row on road; of electronic parts and electrical component
We understood well that shop opened shop.
In TSUKUMO VR, experience of VR (virtual reality) was possible, too.

Along Yasukuni Dori spreading out right after war from Awajicho to Ogawamachi
It is the origin of "Akihabara electronics quarter" that shops selling electrical component and vacuum tube formed a line.
It made by opening that the shop was accommodated in 1950 by Akihabara Station underpass.


Soldering venue of Kandamitoshirocho RENBASE was Japanese-style room how.
PC kit for child called IchigoJam be prepared for participant
Electronic work finally began with soldering.



As for with parent and child, as for the participant of adult group, delightful harmoniousness
We concentrate on soldering work.
Instruction of the staff approximately five is careful, and kit of all the members is completed.
It is state of the enjoyment in time when we make sound each and make signal and are fun.


Raise IchigoJam kit which made by oneself; and souvenir picture.
Smile of everybody shows that it was substantial time.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2016/09/03 14:50

It lasts for four days on Saturday on 3rd on Friday, September 2 on Wednesday on 31st on Tuesday, August 30
Hosted by Store Association according to
success in life firmness that became annual event of Kanda of summer end
Kanda art festival
was held.

It was held on success in life firmness street for from 18:00 to 21:30 on Friday, September 2
We send bustle of on the road large banquet "adult fair"!

■On the road great banquet
Annual street beer garden that we make success in life firmness street full-scale traffic stopper!
Father mother contributes to the fact that we are born and appeared in the world.
With feeling of thanks for "success in life" to your health!
Huge balloon swimming in the sky is symbol of adult fair!


Greetings of opening by Chairperson Doi of success in life firmness street Store Association

In "adult fair," such a pleasant entertainments were full!
■Success in life firmness lottery lottery
■Success in life live stage

■The kitchen car concentration of Japanese dishes! Success in life size relationship society!
■Any people regardless of age or sex will play! Old days play corner
■Future sumo wrestlers come over!
■Dance of success in life of huge balloon

■See success in life to tell success in life; lottery (once 100 yen)
■Success in life stamp rally

nadonado ... ... ..., ...



Mayor Masami Ishikawa Chiyoda appears in venue every year, too and will have greetings of celebration.


"Success in life God of Fire" that reason of the name of street and Store Association is on street for a long time
In conformity with historical fact which succeeded in life, and sumo wrestler prayed, and ever gained success
University student of sumo club of two major study in Chiyoda-ku participates in event
We clash with each other on stage and show lesson.
And we went and worshiped at success in life God of Fire and put votive tablet of success in life prayer.


Success in life sake of Kanda art festival-limited had votive tablet which hung wish, and did.


And it is success in life lottery size lottery to be quite popular every time.
Long in luxurious prize premium being able to get; can stand in line.


Of genres various on main stage from the sum to yo
Live performance is developed; and as for adult as for the child
It becomes upsurge as we begin to dance in front of stage♬
...
■Tuesday, August 30 Kanda umaimon tour
Woman limitation: Visiting public houses which bean jam of vegetable store, butcher shop, fish shop shows around
■Wednesday, August 31
Kanda umaimon tour
Woman limitation: Shop walk ... nostalgic Kanda ... to feel homesickness and warmth
■Saturday, September 3 Kanda fear imon tour

Guided tour around ghost of Kanda!
We explore town from Ochanomizu Station to Kanda Station with bear and Kirby!
Details...

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2016/08/27 20:38

By some summer heat of eagerness softened, too.
In this August, it varies in each area of Kanda

"Enjoying the cool breeze event" was carried out.
We will introduce only a little.

Three days until from Wednesday, August 3 to 5th Friday
"Summer festival of waterasu" was held in waterasu open space of 2, Awaji-cho.
Iwami noh dances (eight Gifu Univ. snake extermination of **koredammei) of traditional arts were played.
There was scene where children touched actor.


On Thursday, August 4 5th Friday Kanda children's park of 2, Tsukasacho in venue
2, Tsukasacho enjoying the cool breeze Bon festival dance meet is held.
This Bon festival dance meet held soon after the war in Chiyoda-ku
It is one of the oldest Bon festival dance meets.


Four days on from Thursday, August 11 to 14th Sunday
"Kanda Myojin enjoying the cool breeze Festival" was held for the first time in the Kanda Myojin precincts.
Bustle of gourmet & beer fair of course
It was prosperity yellowtail that Bon festival dance of 12-14 days was danced with up to five folds of rings.



Long-established store is town assembly accumulating in northern Sudacho predominantly in Kanda.
"Enjoying the cool breeze evening enjoying the cool air party" of common usage was held on Friday, August 26.
Local people and neighborhood inhabitants and all of local companies gather in town assembly five tine road.
It became very grand street beer garden & gourmet meeting.



9 town assemblies of Kanda Station east alliance town assembly hold every "Kanda omen city" annual in the summer.
Venue is school ground of old Imagawa Junior High School.
Friday, August 26 is beer garden of adult this year.
We have children enjoy Saturday on 27th, and two of "naughtiness festival" are for show.
We enjoyed with water slider on the last weekend in summer vacation.


What planned enjoying the cool breeze Bon festival dance in smile plaza of 2, Iwamoto-cho in venue
Association of Daimon Street child society. It is likely to rain on Saturday, August 27, and Bon festival dance is canceled.
It completely became fair state for children.
Of trace which drank, and ate, and was idle
As for the lot lottery meet, extreme popularity was crowded very much.

Besides, is each area; Bon festival dance or child fair
Enjoying the cool breeze event to come to town of Kanda for a long time was carried out.
It was local adults fatigue state who prepared for enjoying the cool breeze event, and held!
Children brought up in area will be that there were many memories!

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2016/08/05 19:30

We wash Kamakura Bridge bridge
Friday, August 5
Bridge washing of Kamakura Bridge that appeared in the Nihonbashi River which connected Kanda and Otemachi was carried out.

Kamakura Bridge is Great Kanto Earthquake revival plan; with construction of Sotobori Street
It was built over the Nihonbashi River in (1929) in 1929.
We were caught in Kanda Bridge and ryukankyo at the time of in the ground called so-called Kamakura riverbank fish market.
As ryukankyo was buried after the war, it is located between Kanda Bridge and new Joban Bridge now.


We washed bridge and were fired up in all the members before start.
With mop and scrubbing brush "o!"

We wash the second bridge secondary to last year.
It washed the left side since bridging last time towards Otemachi from Kanda after an interval of 86 years.
It washed the right side this year after an interval of 87 years.


We clean railing of bridge with scrubbing brush roughly.


A lot of daughters of an upper class family of yukata come in participation from company, too
We polished dirt of tile of the sidewalk with mop with smile roughly.



As you see the sidewalk becomes beautiful in a moment, too.
A lot of coverage of the media including TV seemed to come, too.



By bridge washing for one hour railing and the sidewalk of Kamakura Bridge
We became beautiful beyond recognition.
We close one Kanda by volunteer, and putting resembles Manager of town assembly of Uchikanda Kamakura town assembly and is finished.
We washed, and bridge under eagerness hot weather was all of you fatigue state.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2016/08/03 20:53

Summer festival of waterasu
From Wednesday, August 3 to 5th Friday from 17:00 to 21:30
Sponsorship: The 2, Kandaawajicho town assembly Awaji area management

12 stores open a store from waterasumoru in waterasu open space of 2, Awaji-cho.
Families and all of work rise have a pleasant chat at each table peacefully!


Iwami noh dance is played on the stage.
It is story that **koredammei exterminates eight Gifu Univ. snakes and helps Princess comb Inada.
Unfortunately large snake is only to one of them, but is quite good force.



Little children sit down in the front row of the stage side, too and appreciate large country-like dance.
Pretty!


Large country grants fortune (candy) to children!


Night of waterasu open space grows.

We do summer festival in waterasu open space on Friday on 5th on Thursday on 4th.
Please go out! The details are this ↓
http://www.waterras.com/event/archives/ev/1563?instance_id=577

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2016/07/30 18:09

Saturday, July 30 shindemmeishinsaimusho hall
The eighth God Confucianism and Buddhism joint lecture holding
This theme
"Let's spend autumn of crop of ... life demanding authority of iaio of heart"

Sponsorship
Religious corporation Kanda Shrine (Kanda Myojin)
I sentence society (Yushima temple of Confucius)
Hajime Nakamura east Institute (east academy)



Opportunity when God Confucianism and Buddhism combination lecture was held
It was indiscriminate casualties case that occurred in Akihabara eight years ago.
Three local corporations were plans of and "we demand society where we went to of heart".
120 visitors of a lot of venues came today.


It is greeting of beginning of Kanda Myojin, Nobufumi Otorii chief priest on behalf of sponsor.


Lecturer of Shinto is Mr. Osamu Miyata. 68 years old.
We acquire qualification of Shinto priest during NHK (announcer) holding the post
It is served as chief priest now in 32 Shinto shrines in Chiba.
Title theme right out saying "let's spend autumn of crop of the life"
Live in the inside now, it was talked about keeping itself alive.


Lecturer of Confucianism is Mitsuyoshi Okazaki. 80 years old.
Former Bungeishunju. Number, Bungeishunju's chief editor, editing director general.
All-Japan federation of Chinese poetry's managing director director, federation of Kanagawa Chinese poetry's chairperson.
For "new homo ludens" (jobless person)
Keyword of the advanced age, longevity era may be "play".


Lecturer of Buddhism is to**yoshi. 83 years old.
Former Rissho University's president. Rissho University's emeritus professor. Lecturer at east academy.
"Wisdom to survive old age"
Person received mission and was born. Of Tetsuo Yamaori say,
It was told that kan memasuo thought about way of life for forest house period at old age.


Yoshihiko Shimizu of Akira Kanda divinity chief priest,
As generalization, story of lecturer of today's God Confucianism and Buddhism Mikata is compiled
The prospects to the future were talked about.



Finally from organiser zendensen*shi of Hajime Nakamura east research institute's director
Speak thanks for successful meeting of today's lecture; and without delay
The eighth God Confucianism and Buddhism combination lecture became the end.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2016/07/21 19:35

Kanda culture lecture (all seven scheme Yuichiro Ando principals of a private school) that reached the 19th year
The third "Myojin private supplementary school" scheme was performed.
Annual theme this year "the world of the beauty and artisan of Edo"


This guest lecturer Japanese book, ukiyoe print, ancient map of the Edo era of Jimbocho in specialty
It is Mr. Koketsu kuri of the secondhand bookstore "owner Publishing" founded in 1882 to handle fourth generation.
It was talked today under the theme of "the world of ukiyoe print culture - Kuniyoshi Utagawa of Edo".


shindemmeishinsaimusho hall of venue is extreme popularity of crowdedness thanks state.
About Koketsu kurisanha, owner Publishing and Kanda secondhand bookstore street.
About publication of Edo. About ghost picture. We talk sequentially.


What is projected on screen of upper photograph
Work of Hiroshige Utagawa, famous place Edo 100 view "pine cord Kuo bank of a river of the Asakusa River result" 1856.
The left side is shosuri, and the right side becomes gosuri.
Work of shosuri seems to be worth being more more than 10 times than thing of gosuri.

About ghost picture for Masakado Taira of Kanda Myojin enshrined deity
While Masakado, waterfall demon princess, excellent gate and others assume drawn real work or Japanese book document
It was talked about ukiyoe print of precious ghost picture.


Mr. Koketsu answered question among a large number of people after lecture.
In addition, can show very expensive real work without regret
It was wonderful time when we took work in view photograph at everybody point-blank range.


Class three pieces "old Imperial Palace of Soma" which is enlarged on table,
In popular pattern considerable in extremely expensive stuff for foreigner
It is famous work to be able to tell to be one work of masterpiece of Kuniyoshi Utagawa.
Besides, we show work and ghost picture of much kokuho and have
We had you comment.

Scheme (September) fourth in this term of Myojin private supplementary school, the fifth scheme (October), the sixth scheme (November)
In this, we follow.
It is this in detail Myojin private supplementary school ↓
http://www.kandamyoujin.or.jp/bunka/detail.html?id=62

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2016/07/14 20:13

It is hosted by Kanda Station west exit mall promotion association on Thursday, July 14
Kanda, Akita Yuzawa Star Festival picture doroumatsuri
It is held after an interval of two years. Until tomorrow 15th Friday


Kanda Station west exit mall that leads to Sotobori Street in front of the JR Kanda Station west exit
Person who always goes to station. It is mall full of people going down from station.
Biennial held "picture doroumatsuri" came over to Kanda this year.



Picture dorouto where Akita Yuzawa-shi is gorgeous at west exit mall
Star Festival decoration is displayed beautifully, and light which is more mysterious, and burns when positive declines is impressive.


Some about 4:00 when opening ceremony was practiced were caught in the rain
Picture dorouto Star Festival decoration of several big things and small things 20
As you see we create luxurious sceneries.


Mayor Masami Ishikawa Chiyoda rushes to ceremony, too and is informed of celebration.
The cutting of the New Year's rice cake of famous sake of Akita by all concerned was carried out, too.


Annual Satake drum comes up this year every time.
He/she showed heroic performance in front of deep Satake Inari Shrine of relation.


And one of popularity appoints important formlessness folk cultural assets every time
"Nishimonai Bon festival dance" to be said to be fantastic Bon festival dance (there is not doing jump boom)
It is komori suhikosa cowl and sedge hat with specific design and face
Dance of slow rhythm brings on very mysterious atmosphere.

We will hold on Friday, July 15 tomorrow.
Display of picture dorouto Star Festival decoration until from 13:00 to 21:00
Nishimonai Bon festival dance is ... at 17:30
Satake drum becomes ... at 19:00.
Special product direct sale society of Akita Yuzawa-shi is open, too.
Please go out.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2016/07/13 11:22

The 158th Kanda society [downtown area talk 23]
Town which Chou Enlai Chinese foreign student loved
We talk about center of friendship, Jimbocho Chinatown in the daytime
Tuesday, July 12 18:30 - Meiji University liberty tower lecture room

We did Kandajinboucho including Chou Enlai once,
It was center of Japan and China friendship that Chinese foreign students gathered.
Chinese restaurant links the eaves to offer taste of hometown to such foreign students,
The trace still breathes.
Ahead of the Chou Enlai visit to Japan 100th anniversary that we had in the next year and the Japan and China diplomatic normalization 45th anniversary,
Still invite to guest toward the following Chinese restaurant in Jimbocho
It became lecture to read the history of Jimbocho Chinatown.


Three guests were introduced on the lecture opening of a meeting.
From the left
Host Yukio Nishimura (NPO Kanda society's director, University of Tokyo's professor)
Guest Takashi Torii (Manager of Meiji University's professor, regional alliances promotion center)
menotokenkyoshi (new world Chinese restaurant, *toorushutendaihyotoriteiyaku)
Koichi Wada (Hanyang tower representative director, total chef de cuisine)

[guest profile] Honorific title abbreviation
Takashi Torii (we let you take and are and cook)
Meiji University department of commercial science's professor, graduate school, culture design graduate course charge. Manager of regional alliances promotion center.
Chuo University law department graduation. We can put research field in political science, area study, multiracial nation
Study of politics, economic system. As main book, article,
"Generation and characteristic (cocompilation, Institute of Developing Economies, 2002) of the Asian middle class."

menotokenkyo (Liquidambar formosana health)
It was born in Tokyo for 1,947 years. After Tokai University department of engineering management industry subject graduation,
We train ourselves as cook over famous restaurant and inherit new world Chinese restaurant of business in 1974.
Envoy to the Tang Dynasty 1300 was held in memory in Nara National Museum in 2010
Support "great envoy to the Tang Dynasty exhibition", through food culture of Chinese food,
We plan interchange as soft power.

Koichi Wada (wada, Koichi)
Founding 1911 (Meiji 44) Hanyang tower representative director total chef de cuisine. The fourth generation.
"Humped-head goldfish" which it was shop where Chou Enlai and Sun Yat-sen went to, and was favorite of hometown of Chou Enlai on menu
A certain relationship thing including "Sun Yat-sen rice porridge" which Sun Yat-sen liked is left.
As for the parents, work, father are chefs de cuisine in Hanyang tower for the second generation.
We support well-established Chinese restaurant of breeding Jimbocho on seeing the back and make an effort. Former high school boy who plays baseball.



Approximately 80 people arrive to venue.
Story of Mikata was attended eagerly.



Various documents, old photograph, ancient map are posted, and it is talked by guest
Reason why it was managed, and Chinese foreign students gathered for around Jimbocho of town of Jimbocho
Life of Chinese foreign student, connection with secondhand bookstore street development
Participants listened to profundity of the local history.


Guest of today's lecture and directors of NPO Kanda society
From the left (honorific title abbreviation)
Yukio Nishimura NPO Kanda society's director University of Tokyo's professor
Director of Hajime Takayama NPO Kanda society Takayama Head Office
Manager of Takashi Torii Meiji University's professor, Meiji University regional alliances promotion center
Koichi Wada Hanyang tower representative director total chef de cuisine
menotokenkyoshinyokaisaikan*toorushutendaihyotoriteiyaku
Director of Kinji Kubo NPO Kanda society Kubo mechanic
Yasuhiko Hotta NPO Kanda society vice-director Yabu soba