Kanji: 連. Radical: 辵. Number of strokes: 10. Meaning: “ take along”. Pronunciation: レン、つら-なる、つら-ねる、つ-れるren, tsura-naru, tsura-neru, tsu-reru.

Awa Odori


Awa Odori

Awa Odori 阿波踊り Awa Dance Festival
The largest in Japan
During August
Part of the Obon festival お盆

With the sounds of shamisen 三味線, taiko 太鼓, shinobue 篠笛 and kane 鉦
In traditional costumes
Singing and dancing
People known as ren 連 go through the street

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