Japanese Culture: Matsuri Festival and Religion

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International Student Association at the University of Arizona, Japanese Culture Presentation 2012-02-27
Yuri Shimizu

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  • 1. Japanese Culture Matsuri (Festival) and Religion Jananese Culture Matsuri Festival and Religion
  • 2. Matsuri!!!!! What's Matsuri? What's Japanese religions? What's are we doing in Matsuri? Festivals in the World!??
  • 3. What's Matsuri? -It's a Japanese traditional festival! -Mainly, celebration for “Kami” based on Shintoism religion, -wishing our luck, no-suffering, and peace and so for it. ....By the way, what is “Kami”?
  • 4. Kami, and Shintoism -Shintoism is a Japanese main religion -Shintoism stems from Polytheism and animism. Kami(God”s”) are in everything. -This is not unified “Shintoism Religion”,   rather disorganized folklore, history and mythology.
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  • 8. Wait... I thought Japan was Buddihist country...?? -That's right. -Japan is Syncretistic fusion of Shintoism and Dubbism. -Majority—takes part in Shinto rituals, and also practice Buddhist ancestor worship. -In short... Mixture of Shinto and Buddhism.
  • 9. So, What are we doing in Matsuri? DEPENDS! lol but we can watch a typical and one of a biggest Matsuri in Japan. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4-PRjCedFE
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  • 15. That is Matsuri! If you come to Japan someday, I recommend you to go! Thanks for your attention!
  • 16. What kind of festival do your country, region has???:)