- 0.1 Sumo Fan Festival October 6,7th!
- 0.2 Sumo fun festival
- 0.3 1: Salting the ring
- 0.4 2: Gyoji ( judge)experience
- 0.5 3: Table tennis with rikishi
- 0.6 4: Playing cards with rikishi
- 0.7 5: Arm push wrestling with Rikishi
- 0.8 6: Chanko-nabe, the food of sumo wrestlers competition.
- 0.9 7: Sumo Jinku( sumo song) and hair-dressing demonstration
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Sumo Fan Festival October 6,7th!
Hi I’m Nobu, I like traveling overseas and in Japan, visited 25 countries!
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Sumo fun festival
I went to the Sumo Fan Festival today.
This is an event to show appreciation to sumo fans by giving them a chance to meet various wrestlers.
There are a lot of events
1: Salting the ring
Before a bout, rikishi ( wrestlers) sprinkle salt on the ring to purify it.
2: Gyoji ( judge)experience
The gyoji judges whether a rikishi wins or loses. Experience this.
3: Table tennis with rikishi
You enjoy tennis with Rikishi( wreslers).
4: Playing cards with rikishi
You play cards with Rikishi at the table .
5: Arm push wrestling with Rikishi
You try arm push wrestling with Rikishi and take photo together.
6: Chanko-nabe, the food of sumo wrestlers competition.
5 sumo stables compete taste of their chanko-nabe and vote , decide the winner.
7: Sumo Jinku( sumo song) and hair-dressing demonstration
You enjoy sumo songs and wrestlers hair dresser.
Admission is basically free, but if you want to experience the various privileges, you will have to pay a membership fee.
However, there are sumo wrestlers everywhere and a variety of events, the free admission is enough to have a good time.
If you come next year, why don’t you join us?
You will experience the unique Japanese culture here!
I’m Nobu, one heart enjoy together!!!