Life, festival and experiences in Sado, Niigata, Japan.

Douoshi

January 5th, 2016|

I joined Douoshi ( 胴押し) of this year. Douoshi is a tradition of purification which has been practicing in Tsukihuse of Sado since 1700. In the night of 3th January, each year local people gathered in the shrine. Generally the

Ryutaro san, a young farmer and photographer.

November 9th, 2015|

Ryutaro san, a young farmer, and photographer. He born in main city but now lives in nature-town Hamochi. Academically he is an environmental scientist, however he became farmer and photographer. Whereas the young migrates to city and embracing punk culture

কাকি ফল তোলার স্মৃতি

October 9th, 2015|

আজ কাকি ফল ( পারসিমন ) তুলতে গিয়েছিলাম এক বন্ধুর সঙ্গে, আরেক বন্ধুর বাগানে ! তবে আজ মাগনা কামলা না – হাফ বেলা কাজ করে ৭০ ডলার পেয়েছি আর  সঙ্গে মজার খাবার । কৃষক বন্ধুর বাগানে অজস্র পারসিমন হয়েছে এবার

Tokuwa Matsuri

September 15th, 2015|

As like as other JapaneseTokuwa Matsuri (festival) has also spiritual and social aspects liked with Okura Jinja, Tokuwa, Sado. As the common practices of Japanese festival, in Kopuwa Matsuri also ‘Mikoshi’ ( Portable Shrine) has been used. ‘Oni Daiko’ ( demon

Eyes of Takashi Amano

September 14th, 2015|

Takashi Amano (天野尚 1954-1915) is one of my favorite Japanese photographers. I was impressed to read his great book ‘Sado – To Pristine Forest from Bottom of Sea’ and ‘Beautiful Niigata’. His great photography has inspired me to be a

Tanabata

July 7th, 2015|

Tanabata (七夕) is a Japanese star festival. It is known as a Japanese valentine day as well. The festival generally has been celebrated in the 07 July of every year. It is a popular culture and widely celebrated in the

Season of flower

April 8th, 2015|

Spring is the season of flower! The beauty nature of will cure if we can unite truly. I am enjoying nature, my Sakura video, photography and song of Tagore which I listened over thousand times during my student life in