Tōrō Nagashi

by Mimmo Mallamo August. 06, 2011 6205 views

In collaboration with the Japanese community in Parma yesterday, in the square of the Peace in Parma, took place the commemoration ceremony of Tōrō Nagashi, an event celebrated every year in Japan.
Tōrō Nagashi (灯籠流し) is a Japanese ceremony in which participants float paper lanterns (chōchin) down a river; tōrō is traditionally another word for lantern, while nagashi means “cruise, flow”. This is primarily done on the last evening of the Bon (Obon) Festival, based on the belief that this guides the spirits of the departed back to the other world.
During this ceremony are also commemorate the atomic explosions at Hiroshima and Nagasaki (August 6 and 9, 1945).

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Andrea 6 years, 1 month ago

Superb!

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Timea Nogradi 6 years, 2 months ago

Congratulations on the FP!

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Supreb, Congratulations on FP! :)

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Maud - Normandie - France 6 years, 2 months ago

Très joli set ! bravo pour la FP !

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Paolo Martini 6 years, 2 months ago

Molto belle
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Mallusatish Reddy 6 years, 2 months ago

wonderfully and lovely tribute Congratulations on your FP~!~

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FANTASTIC!

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Joe 6 years, 2 months ago

Congratulations on having your photo selected for the Feature Page.

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Gianluigi Gg 6 years, 2 months ago

Meritatissima F.P. Tutte molto belle, eccezionali i colori! :°)

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Allegra 6 years, 2 months ago

molto bello, sono molto legata al Giappone da numerosi anni e ringrazio per le belle foto

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that's so wonderful and Congrats on FP

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Sandra Vermeulen 6 years, 2 months ago

This post is so beautiful and seen on the FP is even more amazing!! CONGRATS!!!

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Art Bee 6 years, 2 months ago

What a lovely ceremonial custom....lovely lighted lanterns and beautifully photographed as well.
Congratulations on your FP featured photo!

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Christa 6 years, 2 months ago

So glad to see this wonderful custom here on FP! Congratulations Mimmo!

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Gabriella Kraus 6 years, 2 months ago

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Mariadamaris 6 years, 2 months ago

Back to say congrats!

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Sadhya Rippon 6 years, 2 months ago

Very beautiful set. Great to see one of your pictures on the front page.
Congratulations.
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Moira 6 years, 2 months ago

Back to congrat on FP that's the one I mentioned too , well done.

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Chris Cann 6 years, 2 months ago

What a pleasant story and set of shots, thanks for sharing. Congrats on F.P.

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Congratulations ! This is a very nice set .

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Great work.Congratulations.!

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Ray King 6 years, 2 months ago

Wonderful job! Congratulations

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Livelovelaugh 6 years, 2 months ago

This is a lovely ceremony. Beautifully captured. Congratulations on FP! :)

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Lovely set :) Congrats!

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Congrats on the FP!

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Bee 6 years, 2 months ago

Very nice set of photos showing this beautiful ceremony!

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Michael Sakowicz 6 years, 2 months ago

Much congrats on the FP!

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Darlene Foster 6 years, 2 months ago

Great set! Congrats on the FP!

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Michelle 6 years, 2 months ago

Wonderful photo

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Patricia Gonzales 6 years, 2 months ago

Yeah, Yippy ..... whoo hoo! So happy for you! Congrats!

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Miclaud 6 years, 2 months ago

Nice serie of night photos! Congrats on FP!

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Marsha 6 years, 2 months ago

FP congrats to you for an excellent post!

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Graham 6 years, 2 months ago

fantastic set congrats on FP well done

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Felecia 6 years, 2 months ago

I still think it is wonderful and I think it is wonderful that it was selected for FP! Congratulations!!

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Karman 6 years, 2 months ago

How beautiful. Congratulations on FP

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Davorka ČEoviä‡ 6 years, 2 months ago

lovely tribute and beautiful shots!

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Felecia 6 years, 2 months ago

Very beautiful. I especially like the first and the last.

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Christa 6 years, 2 months ago

I heard already about this wonderful custom on Japan, a lamp for a soul. Beautiful pictures, and of course, a joy for the children! :))

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Patricia Gonzales 6 years, 2 months ago

What a beautiful ceromony! Great set~

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Andrã©S 6 years, 2 months ago

What a wonderful set Domenico¡¡ Great¡¡

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Timea Nogradi 6 years, 2 months ago

wonderful pictures!

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Mariadamaris 6 years, 2 months ago

Lovely. You really captured it nicely. I especially like number 5.

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Marsha 6 years, 2 months ago

It looks like a lovely and solemn ceremony and you've captured it beautifully.

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Moira 6 years, 2 months ago

Lovely set Thanks for sharing.
I really like that last shot and seeing the children's expression placing the lanterns , you captured it well.

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