Share this on:
About this iReport
  • Approved for CNN

  • Click to view SankarP's profile
    Posted September 7, 2013 by
    Tokyo, Japan
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Travel photo of the day

    Asakusa Samba Carnival 2013


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     SankarP photographed the Asakusa Samba Carnival on August 31 in Tokyo, Japan. He says this is an annual festival that started in 1981 in an effort to revitalize the area. 'The carnival is one of the most popular summer events in Tokyo and the biggest of its kind in the country. The whole event is modeled on the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival,' he said.

    Photo #5 was featured as the travel photo of the day on July 17, 2014.
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    Spectacularly attired dancers paraded to amaze half a million spectators across the streets of Asakusa, Tokyo, on the 31st of August. This is one of Tokyo's most popular summer events.

    What do you think of this story?

    Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If you'd like, you can explain your choice in the comments below.
    Be and editor! Choose an option below:
      Awesome! Put this on TV! Almost! Needs work. This submission violates iReport's community guidelines.


    Log in to comment

    iReport welcomes a lively discussion, so comments on iReports are not pre-screened before they post. See the iReport community guidelines for details about content that is not welcome on iReport.

    Add your Story Add your Story