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May 12, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo
On May 10, or April 1 in the lunar calendar, in the Furugen district of Ozato in Nanjo, the miminme festival was held to pray for good crops and prosperity for the community. People walked through the streets for the michijune parade and those watching applauded the children who danced singing miminme shiyapu to a sanshin accompaniment.
The parade started from the house of the Teruya family at around 5:00p.m.,...