Happy Hotsui Matsuri!

Rays of sunlight shine down onto you like a warm gentle touch. You feel the wind gently against your face, your yukata shifting every so slightly with the breeze. The sound of chattering comes from the long row of festival stalls…

Welcome everyone to Hotsui Matsuri! For the next six days we’re going to be talking about all things folklore and festival! From the good kind of ghost stories, to friendly folklore, to summer festivals, and the importance of aspects of Japanese culture. Without the ability to go out this summer, we’re going to be putting on our very own kind of summer festival.

As always we’ll be keeping this intro post as a master archive for all this holidays post in case you miss one! Otherwise, we truly hope you’ll join us each day for Hotsui Matsuri!

Holiday posts!

What is Matsuri anyways?– So glad you asked!

It’s me, Star, kicking off our very own HOTSUI MATSURI. With the most important question to answer. What is a Matsuri? Well, Matsuri quite literally means festival. They are also like fests here with food stalls, vendors, decorations, activities related to the celebration. Everyone wears appropriate outfits and cookies depending on the season some in … More What is Matsuri anyways?– So glad you asked!



–Luna & Star

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