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Features, Traditional Japan

Handheld fireworks launched at Shinto Shrine

Handheld fireworks launched at Shinto Shrine

(All photos by Ben Weller) Annual spring festival Gongen Matsuri was held this weekend at Matsudaira Tosho-gu, a Shinto shrine in Toyota City, Aichi prefecture. Men launched handheld fireworks known […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Sakura season in Tokyo

Sakura season in Tokyo

A selection of our favourite cherry blossom pictures from spring 2016 in Tokyo. Here cherry blossoms are illuminated at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo, Japan, March 30, 2016. (Photo by Yuriko […]

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 […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Oni Matsuri

Oni Matsuri

Boys are dressed in traditional Shinto clothing during Oni Matsuri, a demon festival at Akumi Kanbe Shinmeisha Shrine in Toyohashi, Japan. The festival celebrates the coming of Spring, and people […]

Fashion

Desigual 2014 Spring & Summer Runway Collection

Desigual 2014 Spring & Summer Runway Collection

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Models wearing Spanish fashion brand Desigual walk down the runway during the Desigual 2014 Spring/Summer Collection in […]