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Features, Traditional Japan

First bon dance festival held in Shibuya

First bon dance festival held in Shibuya

(All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) Bon dance festival took place in Shibuya for the first time on August 5. Participants dressed up in traditional Japanese kimono or yukata danced to […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Yukata de Gin-bura Festival

Yukata de Gin-bura Festival

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Hundreds of people wearing yukata (casual kimono) gathered on the main street of Ginza to participate in the annual Uchimizu (water sprinkling) event called […]

Society, Traditional Japan

Coming of Age Day ceremonies in Japan

Coming of Age Day ceremonies in Japan

New adults who will be 20 years old this year attended the Coming of Age Day ceremonies which were held across Japan today. (Photo by Ben Weller/AFLO) The event is […]

Entertainment, Fashion, Tokyo Fashion Week SS 2017

Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo 2017 S/S – Yoshikikimono

Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo 2017 S/S – Yoshikikimono

Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo began on Monday 17th October with an impressive show from X-Japan musician and kimono designer Yoshiki. (All photos Michael Steinebach/AFLO) The Japanese rock star presented his […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Kyoto visitors enjoy sightseeing in Kimono

Kyoto visitors enjoy sightseeing in Kimono

Tourists dressed in traditional Japanese kimono and make-up explore the Higashiyama District of Kyoto on January 16, 2016, in Kyoto, Japan. Kimono rental is a popular tourist attraction for both […]