The Grand Sumo Tournament New Year's Grand Sumo Tornament "drum beaten for announcement"
After having finished "sumo ring festival" to pray for success of security and performance in place in Ryogoku Kokugikan which became venue on January 11 when we had the first day of the Grand Sumo Tournament New Year's Grand Sumo Tornament on the next day, national peace and security, rich harvest, it was revealed to several sets, and summons a large number of people which wore happi coat which dyed professional name of stable of sumo and sumo wrestler to back paraded around downtown and spoke statement of attraction and let sound of "drum beaten for announcement" sound.
In May, we go round stable of sumo, supporters by common usage event performed on the day before 3 times a year for the first day in September sequentially and, in January when the Grand Sumo Tournament is held in Tokyo, tell holding of the New Year's sumo tournament and read approach for the first day aloud in unique intonation in a loud voice.
In Nihonbashi Bridge neighborhood, we go around long-established stores such as Ninben, Rikyu hermitage, YAMAMOTO NORITEN, *ta**honho, Nihonbashi Bridge Nishikawa, Nihonbashi Bridge Takashimaya with Senbikiya Souhonten as a start at 13:40. It is light rhythm and high-pitched voice, charming sights of Edo tradition to sound through downtown.