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Tokyo International Film Festival 2011

Tokyo International Film Festival 2011

The 24th Edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival opened here in Roppongi on Saturday 22nd October.  The festival will run through until Sunday 30th October and host several World […]

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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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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]