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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Naked Man Festival in Konomiya

Naked Man Festival in Konomiya

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Inazawa, Japan – Festival participants wearing traditional Japanese undergarment loincloth make their way through mud and rain towards Konomiya Shrine […]

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Japan International Orchid Festival 2016

Japan International Orchid Festival 2016

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Visitors gather in front of a large orchid arrangement at the Japan International Orchid Festival at Tokyo […]