May 3, 2010

Photo Gallery: Sen-Nin Kimono Chakai (2/2)/フォトギャラリー: 千人着物茶会(2/2)

I decided to participate in the "tape cut" (ribbon cutting ceremony), where one thousand people lining both sides of 350-meter long Bokushi Dori would be requested to cut a single 700-meter long ribbon at the sound of fireworks and then the organizer would apply to Guinness.
Participants got a ticket to Sengoku (Warring States) EXPO, which is held from April 11 to November 28 here in Minami Uonuma city, as well as a pair of scissors and the portion of the ribbon that they cut with the scissors.

Commemorative group photos were taken from high above.

One thousand people or more, who participated in the "tape cut" event:

Luckily, there was still some sake remaining in the sake barrel used for the kagami wari ceremony!

I was one of the lucky people who got the remaining sake.

Portion of the ribbon I got, together with the scissors I got:

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