Matsuri

Scenes from a little festival (mp4 video, 22MB).

Depending on whether your browser handles the fairly new mp4 video format, you may need to save the file to your disk, then play it with QT or VLC player. This is a small neighborhood festival (matsuri) in Kyoto, not one of the big pageants. Children and adults pull or carry portable shrines (mikoshi) around every block, stopping every now and then for age-appropriate refreshments, as seen here. The adults get more and more boisterous as they fill up on beer and sake.

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  1. badger says:

    Just FYI – RealPlayer 10 works as well.

    Excellent movie, Nils. Thanks! Are you using iMovie for your editing?

  2. nils says:

    Thanks, I didn’t know that, I’m still using RealPlayer 9 Mac, which won’t play MP4. Gotta go upgrade. This was edited with Final Cut Express.

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