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Features, Traditional Japan

Sapporo Snow Festival 2017

Sapporo Snow Festival 2017

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Large snow sculptures are being displayed at the annual Sapporo Snow Festival which is held February 6-12th this year. Over 2.5 million people are expecting […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Setsubun festivals held across Japan

Setsubun festivals held across Japan

(Photo by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) People across Japan celebrated Setsubun or Bean-Throwing festival today. Setsubun is celebrated each year on February 3rd marking the day before the beginning of Spring. (Photo […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Hagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji Temple

Hagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji Temple

Asakusa visitors take pictures of traditional Hagoita (Battledores) on display during the Hagoita-Ichi fair at the Sensoji Temple on December 17, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Originated in the Edo period the […]

Entertainment, Movie Premieres

Tokyo International Film Festival 2016 Opening Event

Tokyo International Film Festival 2016 Opening Event

A man walks past a Tokyo International Film Festival signboard on display at Roppongi Hills before the Red Carpet Opening on October 25, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. The 29th Tokyo International […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Goldfish Scooping Game in Asakusa

Goldfish Scooping Game in Asakusa

A boy tries to catch small kingyo (goldfish) with a paper scoop at the Asakusa Kingyo store on September 9, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) The […]