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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 […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Dano Festival in Korea

Dano Festival in Korea

Kim Dae-gyun (R), tightrope walking master and the Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 58 of South Korea, performs during “Early Summer High Day, Dano Festival” at the Namsangol Hanok Village […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Fertility Festival at Tagata Shrine in Japan

Fertility Festival at Tagata Shrine in Japan

A Shinto priest performs a ceremony before a wooden phallus during Honen-sai, a fertility festival at Tagata Shrine in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. (All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Men carry […]