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Town blog

The town blog "Kanda, Jimbocho, Akihabara" outskirts

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

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/02/26 17:11

Child of Shohei Elementary School is Monday, February 26
We observed doll decoration of the Doll's Festival of "house of imatsurigoto, Kanda".

Chiyoda-ku designation tangible cultural property "house of imatsurigoto, Kanda,"
Precious wooden construction architecture of the old Endos who was lumber dealer of Kanda Kamakura-cho
Because we removed and rebuilt in Miyamoto Park of Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku
"Family of imatsurigoto, Kanda" runs, and they manage NPO.

Hina doll and tools of seven steps of decorations which is excellent at the entrance of earthen floor are given glory to.

Children are surprised at greatly gorgeous decoration made early in the Showa era, too.

The staff explained from emperor, princess clearly one after another.

Various hina dolls and tools are given glory to in Japanese-style room on the second floor.
Children stared wide-eyed at noble precious decoration all, too.

After children observed one way of Doll's Festival of "house of imatsurigoto, Kanda"
We move to museum of Kanda Myojin of the neighbor and are explanation of Shinto priest
We learned difference in present Kanda Festival in old days.
We studied social studies visit of approximately one hour happily.

Because house of imatsurigoto, Kanda is just doing repair work of management ridge
As we cancel cafe and visit to garden, general everybody cannot observe.
We are going to restart cafe and garden sneak preview from the beginning of April.
Thank you for your understanding beforehand.

House of imatsurigoto, Kanda

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/02/17 13:15

Chiyoda cat Festival 2018
2018/2/17sat - 2/18sun Chiyoda-ku government office 1F inhabitant of a ward hall venue others

Opening ceremony ceremony began on stage at 11:00 on Saturday, February 17.

It is prosperity yellowtail that there become a lot of customers in hall with the opening.
Booth of product sales and workshop is lined with this.

It is popularity as line ranges to Japanese-Western style cat sweets to the outside of ward office.

Sumo wrestler of wild tide room of Hamacho that we are known for cat lover and leave to collection of photographs is appearance!
Was accepted everybody and photography of visitor; was.

We sold cat drip coffee coffee of charity.

Various programs progress on stage with two days.
Pleasant program is prepared for in 4F another room.
Transfer society of cat is held for from 2:00 to 16:00 on 18th, too!

We are holding to 2/18sun tomorrow! Please go out!
The details are this →

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/02/12 12:55

Birthday of Jo Niijima who founded Doshisha today on February 12
Place of Joshu Yasunaka feudal clan daimyo's mansion where Jo Niijima was born in 1843 in 1843
Current 3, Kandanishikicho. Of the bachelor Hall side built on the ground
In the "shinshima*sei*korejihi" front
But, it was held noisily.

Sponsorship is educational foundation Doshisha.
Many people concerned including Doshisha alumnus
We gathered in front of sei*korejikinenishihi of the bachelor Hall side.

We sing hymn in unison in all the members.
Of President Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts Kaga, the manager of alumni association Kodama Tokyo branch, 3, Nishikicho Maetamachi chairperson
Mikata was informed of each and offered flowers in monument.

shinshima*sakiseisei*korejikinenishihi and commentary sign

We move venue to bachelor Hall Room 210 after ceremony,
In "New Year fair open space" that featured the theme of Edo and Joshu
It is each corner by play of Edo and Joshu, culture of Edo
Families and big adults enjoyed at the end of smile.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/02/03 18:18

Seasonal strange warimeno event that is annual today in Kanda Myojin on Saturday, February 3
"The ceremony of Setsubun festival bean-scattering ceremony" was held.

It is the bean-scattering ceremony to begin with Shinto ritual of 2:00 p.m.
The precincts became full of people people in everybodies who were popular with fortune before the appointed time.

Appointed time 2:00 p.m. We are led to loud song voice of lumber-carriers' work song of head fireman people, and line enters.
Akira Kanda Kanagawa Univ. torii chief priest, parish representative, Fukuo fortune woman, pious people go to main hall.

After shinjisaiko, it is before Otorii chief priest, parish representative stand in line in the front
In Mayor Chiyoda, central head of a ward, police's director, fire chief, tax practice directors
Ornamental scented ball was broken. The bean-scattering ceremony finally begins.

Well-known famous people were smiles of the whole face, and the bean-scattering ceremony was done in sumo circles.
Alice Hirose party starring for Kikunosuke Onoue and wife and the eldest son, medium movie
All of surprise networks, DJ.KOO of TRF,
All of professional wrestling,
many entertainers

Time for fortune reputation only for children was established several times this time.
Little children enjoyed the bean-scattering ceremony safely, too.

Approximately 570 people did the bean-scattering ceremony of Setsubun with hakama, old ceremonial dress look.
All of fortune reputation became "Setsubun festival" that many people participated in by turns, too.
All people finished the bean-scattering ceremony at 4:30 p.m.
To close Akira Kanda Kanagawa Univ. torii chief priest, shrine key scheme, scheme-proof, way of head fireman people; more
We were happy and turned out to be the closing.
Tomorrow is Risshun. It is spring on calendar.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/01/26 14:53

Cultural properties protection D Kanda Myojin fire drill
Kon-do and fresco of Horyu-ji Temple are burnt down by fire on January 26, 1949 and are damaged by a fire.
January 26 was set with "cultural properties protection day" in 1955.
In today's cultural properties protection D, fire drill was carried out in Kanda Myojin.

Kanda fire department, Kanda firefighting team, person in charge of Kanda Myojin firefighting participated.

Medium of Kanda Myojin extinguishes a fire of fire place with fire extinguisher in the early days.

Member of Kanda firefighting team rescues injured person from main shrine of fire place.
Cultural assets of Shinto shrine were carried out of main shrine, too.

Many fire engines and ambulances enter the precincts
All of Kanda fire departments deals with lifesaving.

Simultaneous drainage from hose toward Akira Kanda Kamimoto.
All of Kanda fire departments and Kanda firefighting team, Shinto shrine fire brigade give off water all at once.

We have talk of generalization of Kanda fire chief and Akira Kanda divinity Miyaji at the end of the practice
We were able to finish fire drill without delay safely.

Fire drill that of course cultural assets protect human life, property from fire.
Joint ownership of disaster prevention awareness from day and practice training are serious matter.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/01/21 14:36

The 17th Kandaogawamachi snowman fair
It was held on Sunday on 21st on Saturday, January 20!

This year from Tsumagoi-mura, Gunma
A large quantity of snow of 80 tons came over to Kandaogawamachi.

"Little child play with snow open space" was prepared into brook open space.
Many families visited venue for two days and did play with snow.

It is slide of snow to be above all quite popular with children.
One slide are increased this time, and became three, but is long; was able to stand in line.

Food which special product and food stands of Tsumagoi-mura formed a line in venue, and was hot was popular.
Charcoal grilled char looks delicious! It became sold out immediately.

Children are busy for treasure hunt game of open space over snow absorbedly.
We picked up metal from snow and rushed into goal and got prize for participation.

In Yasukuni Dori (Ogawamachi), snowman contest is held.
Snowman of masterpiece of 22 teams did entry in contest this year!

Masanori school "TEAM SG boy" who won the best work made ko photograph
It is snowman which was named when to "S ☆ GO don - Edo and Kanda".
There was congratulations. (we have melted at the time of shooting a little)

It is commendation ceremony held in brook open space
Testimonial, supplementary prize of the best Best Picture Award were conferred
It is Masanori school "TEAM SG boy" team.

There is yushushoinusho; Mizuho Bank Kanda Branch "one Mizuho"
Award for excellence snow yanonnon! Arts Chiyoda 3331 "snowman production team"
To prize for vote Kanda panda Sophia University official recognition circle Q "Q"
All Tsumagoi prizes ski camping Boy Scout Chiyoda 1 group liking "is always fine! Turnip corps"
The above was team of winning a prize.

City is center Kanda who does not drink and touches with much snow and can play
It was pleasant pleasant Kandaogawamachi snowman fair!

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/01/13 12:55

We congratulate the New Year and color
We introduce event like downtown area, Kanda.

Kanda Masakado Myojin drum
New Year Wednesday, January 3
All of Masakado drums in waterasu open space of 2, Awaji-cho
We developed performance of heroic drum.
All of sightseeing that came enjoyed performance in hand with liquor and amazake of behavior!

Similarly it is January 3 in the New Year
All of Masakado drums in open space of brick of mer wisdom cute Kanda forever bridge
We performed at the end of smile by splendid, heroic performance.
Sound of sum drum was breathed in to blue sky of New Year holidays of Kanda.

Purification ceremony patience meeting Shinto ritual during Kanda Myojin cold

Saturday, January 13 10:00 a.m.
With Shinto priest to call Michihiko instructing purification ceremony during cold in the lead, all the members assemble in full force in front of main shrine
Shinto ritual is held, and everybody matches voice, and *jo does congratulatory address.
People of a large number of sightseeing gather early in the morning.
In addition, a lot of coverage formation of the media came including foreign countries, too.

After having done warm-up including bird ship, three big icicles are finally put
We are covered with water to enter purification ceremony ground satisfied by cold water, and to cleanse the body.

All conduct is carried out in intense cold in conformity with tradition of Shinto
It is annual Shinto ritual of Kanda Myojin of the New Year.
It was held by participation of 44 people including six women in this year.
Regular customer courageous man of purification ceremony during cold of consecutive participation went down among them for 20 years, too.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2018/01/04 17:40

Age changes to Heisei 29 through 30
Please see state of seeing the old year out New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship of Kanda Myojin!

It is line in front of Akira Kanda Kanagawa Univ. torii of 11:00 p.m. on 31st on the last day of the year.
We go down Yushima slope in front of Shinto shrine, and line has already formed long line.
Information that we passed curve Myojin steeper slope of the two in occasion enters Myojinshita medium-grade articles.

Shinto gate door is shut only at 11:00 p.m., annual this time on the last day of the year.
General worshiper leaves the
Shinto shrine precincts at this point in time and has
It is in a condition that only the person concerned is in the precincts in Shinto shrine and waits for arrival of the New Year solemnly.

After hearing story to youth who was at the top by line in front of the Shinto gate
We seemed to secure top position of line from 2:00 of the afternoon.

What wait to lead the worship visitors in front of the precincts, the Shinto gate
As Kanda Takanori Myojin confraternity having been continued since old days of Edo
Members of scheme of shrine key scheme and scheme-proof. It is the police, fire chief in the center.

It is 0:00 a.m., the beginning of 2018.
It is become refined open by drumbeat of Shinto shrine Shinto gate door by signal
It is wrapped in Kanda musical accompaniment and tone of lumber-carriers' work song, and all of New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship stands in line and enters.

And the precincts of Kanda Myojin are instant, and they are crowded with people people.
So that new age becomes good age!

Is careful, everyone,; I wish you a Happy New Year.
Thank you "town blog Kanda", please in this year.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2017/12/28 16:57

Do already sleep how many; New Year holidays?
Curtain raising of 2018 approached in evening 2017.
Having been continued since the Edo era of downtown area, Kanda
We show around event like New Year holidays!

We play Kanda Masakado Myojin drum in waterasu
Wednesday, January 3 12:30 - 2, Awaji-cho waterasu open space
All of Kanda Masakado Myojin drums
It is heroic and shows performance of sharp drum.
We seem to be ready for sake offered like New Year holidays!

We play Kanda Masakado Myojin drum with mer wisdom cute Kanda forever bridge
Wednesday, January 3 from 14:00 to 14:20 1, Kandasudacho
Against a backdrop of brick of old forever bridge Station which started a business in 1912
All of Kanda Masakado Myojin drums is heroic and shows performance of powerful drum!

At NPO imatsurigoto "house of Kanda" door front all of Edo firefighting memory society first wards
We show lumber-carriers' work song, transfer, acrobatic performances on a ladder of fireman's standard! You can see the skill and tradition of fire fighter.

Thursday, January 4 14:00 - 2, Sotokanda Miyamoto Park
Wooden building that "house of Kanda" is appointed in Chiyoda-ku tangible cultural property.
We transferred store house of old lumber dealer.

Contributor: machiblog3 contribution day: 2017/12/25 17:41

Christmas is finally over, too; and figure of kadomatsu is ... here and there in town, too
Sound of countdown to the New Year drew near in the way that we heard!

Therefore we will tell about state of seeing the old year out New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine to Kanda Myojin.
It is New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine of Kanda Myojin who people coming year by year increase, and adds to bustle.
Kanda Myojin seeing the old year out New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine

When it is past 23:30, Shinto gate door is shut.
General person cannot enter the Shinto shrine precincts at that point.
Scenery that Shinto gate door is shut is one year; slightly
Only approximately 30 minutes and this until 0:00 become valuable scene in this in this New Year.

Long line has already lengthened to direction of Otorii in front of the closed Shinto gate.
Line moirutokade ... that top people line up from about 3:00 p.m. of the last day of the year

Just before New Year 0:00 a.m. from all of New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship of line
Nature and voice of countdown to well up echo in the sky.

At 0:00 a.m., drum of Shinto shrine resounds and becomes opening of a gate of the Shinto gate.
By the guidance of shrine key scheme, scheme (we prevent, and miyakagikou grows on) that is Shinto shrine veneration group-proof
New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship begins in voice of lumber-carriers' work song of all of black kites by beautiful standing in line entrance loudly.

The precincts are in a condition that you are watching in several minutes.
There was entrance regulation this year in Shinto gate and two places of Otorii.
We are divided into both sides, and person who finished worship becomes leaving by one way.
At this time, there seems to be much one where bill and mascot are demanded from!

Line following approach to a shrine is if we pursue time and grows.
We go down Yushima slope last year to the Myojinshita area from Otorii
We compromised with Myojinshita medium-grade articles and extended to Kuramae bridge street direction.

So that we have you warm and go out, and a cold does not go down
Please do New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine worship of the
New Year without trouble without injury without accident!

Have good age!