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Mo, without karaginu(??!?)  Looks like a ceremony- maybe at a shrine like Ise???  It's like, uwagi and mo, but no karaginu jacket...  ???  Info, anyone?  They appear to be priestesses (ceremonial objects in hand), so this may be a priestess-only thing?

Uwagi Mo, used on less formal occasions. Note the absence of Karaginu.

2 miko dressed for a dance along with another.巫女 by miko.kagura, via Flickr  Shrine Maiden

2 miko dressed for a dance along with another.巫女 by miko.kagura, via Flickr Shrine Maiden

These are miko shrine maidens performing a special Shinto Shaden Kagura dance ritual during the annual On-Matsuri festival, a traditional Shinto religious festival held at the Kasuga Wakamiya Shrine in the ancient Japanese city of Nara, Japan. In older days, miko were considered shamans, but today they take on a more lighter role as priestesses or ceremonial duties.

These are miko shrine maidens performing a special Shinto Shaden Kagura dance ritual during the annual On-Matsuri festival, a traditional Shinto religious festival held at the Kasuga Wakamiya Shrine in the ancient Japanese city of Nara, Japan.

Shrine items and names | Green Shinto

Kannushi-and-Miko -- The chief priest of a shrine is called the Kannushi. He is responsible for all the religious observances and the running of the shrine. The young girl assistants in a shrine are called Miko.

日枝神社(東京都千代田区)の広報大使に任命された女優の高橋ひかるさん。高橋さんは2014年の「全日本国民的美少女コンテスト」でグランプリを受賞した

にっぽんの巫女(みこ)さん 写真特集

日枝神社(東京都千代田区)の広報大使に任命された女優の高橋ひかるさん。高橋さんは2014年の「全日本国民的美少女コンテスト」でグランプリを受賞した

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