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Features, Traditional Japan

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)

Features, Traditional Japan

Tsukiji Honganji Bon Dance

Tsukiji Honganji Bon Dance

August 6th, 2011 : Tokyo, Japan – People dancing Japanese traditional Bon Dance. : Bon Dance is held at the Tsukiji Honganji every summer. Due to the conservation of electricity, […]

News

Mitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine

Mitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine

A group of girls dressed in yukata walk past lanterns during the annual Mitama festival at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan on July 15, 2011. There are approximately 3,000 lanterns […]

News, Traditional Japan

Aoi Matsuri in Kyoto

Aoi Matsuri in Kyoto

A Kyoto tradition since the 6th centruy the Aoi Matsuri (Hollyhock Festival) procession moves through Shimogamo Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The festival was begun in the 500s as […]

Entertainment

Festival del Cinema Italiano in Tokyo

Festival del Cinema Italiano in Tokyo

The seven-day film festival introduces 14 Italian movies for its 10th anniversary.