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Soutokuji Temple Bon Dance Festival

Soutokuji Temple Bon Dance Festival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) July 17th, 2012 : Yokohama, Japan – Visitors and monks dance around the stage during the Sotokuji Temple Bon Dance […]

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Mitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine

Mitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) July 14, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – A couple dressed in traditional Japanese clothing take a picture of themselves in front […]

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Japan Celebrate Tanabata Festival

Japan Celebrate Tanabata Festival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) July 7th, 2012 : Tokyo, Japan – Wishes were strung on bamboos as a custom of Tanabata Festival, a traditional […]

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56th Tokyo Koenji Awaodori Dance Festival

56th Tokyo Koenji Awaodori Dance Festival

August 27, 2011: Tokyo, Japan – Performers dressed in Japanese costumes dance during the 56th Tokyo Koenji Awaodori Dance Festival. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)

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Yabusame – Japan’s Horse Archers

Yabusame – Japan’s Horse Archers

File Photo :  Tokyo, Japan- A Yabusame rider from Takeda-ryu rides past spectators at Yabusame horse-back archery event at Meiji shrine during celebrations for Culture Day on Nov 3, 2009.  (Photo […]