Tokyo Jidai Matsuri 3nov09 37bis

Tokyo Jidai Matsuri 3nov09 37

Ariwara no Narihira was a Japanese waka poet and aristocrat. Although he belonged to noble lineage, Narihira was not raised to a higher rank within the court, supposedly because of his scandalous love affairs. — Wikipedia

Preceding the platform float carrying the character of Narihira are women in flowing veils.

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