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Many people

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 8 February 2018 in Lifestyle & Culture.

On this day, February 3, many people gathered here in 伏見稲荷 Fushimi-inari shrine. Do you know why ?
February 3, 2018 @伏見稲荷

Canon EOS 6D 1/50 second F/9.0 ISO 100 100 mm

Please leave your comments.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Is there a wedding celebration?

8 Feb 2018 5:13am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Interesting image!

8 Feb 2018 7:27am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

I don't know why they have gathered but it is a beautiful cultural image.

8 Feb 2018 7:28am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A traditional celebration but I don't know which celebration.Great composition.

8 Feb 2018 9:56am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Je ne sais pas pourquoi !!! Une belle prise de vie !

8 Feb 2018 9:57am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


8 Feb 2018 10:02am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Bean tossing day? :) Nice capture

8 Feb 2018 10:44am

mac from san sebastian, Spain

que celebran?

8 Feb 2018 11:07am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

It must be Setsubun. Looks like it's a very popular event for the locals. However I wonder what all the bottles of laundry detergent are for. :-)

8 Feb 2018 1:47pm

@Steven: They are offered for the God.

Sam from Chennai, India

Very Interesting. Great capture of the people here. :)

8 Feb 2018 1:49pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the atmosphere of anticipation

8 Feb 2018 2:15pm

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

I don't know, but it's a very interesting shot!
Can you explan more of this? :)

8 Feb 2018 3:08pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of the people gathered together. I don't know why.

8 Feb 2018 3:49pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

No idea why but hope you will tell us.

8 Feb 2018 4:41pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I do not know, but I'd like to know ...!

8 Feb 2018 4:52pm

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

I see detergent bottles but still cannot make out what will happen

8 Feb 2018 4:59pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

They are there for Setsubun. Maybe, they will be throwing beans.

8 Feb 2018 5:16pm

@Steve Rice: Wow !

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Because it is the day before the beginning of spring in Japan (Setsubun)
Merci de m'avoir fait chercher.

8 Feb 2018 5:24pm

@Claudiel: Wow !

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A interesting image.

8 Feb 2018 6:13pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Je ne sais pas, mais très attrayant !... )

8 Feb 2018 6:17pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

I don't know why, but the image is very bright and colourful and interesting.

8 Feb 2018 8:35pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

It is definitely something of great interest! A wonderful scene!

8 Feb 2018 9:07pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

It looks like a market with the stuff on the shelves but I am sure it isn't.

8 Feb 2018 9:37pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Detergent demonstration...?

8 Feb 2018 11:34pm

@Daryl Johnson: LOL ! Nice imagination !

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

two at the altar are among the many

9 Feb 2018 3:05am