Thursday, February 4, 2010

Ready for the Lantern Festival?!

One of the big festivals in Nagasaki is coming soon!

Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2010

From 14th - 28th Feb

This festival is originally started from the Chinese people who are living in Nagasaki and soon became very famous among Japanese as well.
As you may know, there is a China town in our city, and those Chinese district in Nagasaki and the downtown area will be decorated with 15,000 beautiful lanterns!

And we saw some lanterns today, at the riverside.
City will be covered with these lanterns and there will be some performances going on everyday during these festival days.
People are preparing for this big event now. Let me show you some of the pictures that I took this morning on a beautiful winter day.




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