Oct 14, 2009
This installment of The Japanofiles Podcast explores two aspects of traditional Japanese culture. The first segment presents a visit to a Japanese harvest festival, the Taimatsu Matsuri (Torch Festival), which is held every autumn in Asama Onsen. The second segment is a discussion about kyudo, Japanese traditional archery.
Key Words: Nagano Prefecture, Japan; Matsumoto city; English-language interview; Japanese archery; kyudo; Matsumoto Torch Festival; taimatsu; harvest festival; Asama Onsen area and local things that are the best; podcasts about Japan