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Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri

Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri

FEBRUARY 17, 2019 – Men in loincloths gather at a shrine during the Konomiya Hadaka Matsuri, or Naked Festival, in Inazawa City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The festival, which dates to […]

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Namahage Sedo Festival at Shinzan Shrine

Namahage Sedo Festival at Shinzan Shrine

(All photos by Richard Atrero de Guzman/Aflo) Men dressed as Namahage or mountain demons, dressed in straw clothes and masks perform a dance during the Namahage Sedo Festival at Shinzan […]

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Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako hina dolls

Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako hina dolls

Japanese ”hina” dolls modeled after Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako are displayed at Kyugetsu Company on January 23, 2019, Tokyo, Japan. The Japanese doll maker Kyugetsu Co. unveiled […]

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Daruma burning ceremony at Dairyuji temple in Gifu

Daruma burning ceremony at Dairyuji temple in Gifu

Buddhist monks performed a ritual at the start of a daruma kuyo ceremony at Dairyuji, a Buddhist temple in Gifu, Japan. (JANUARY 13, 2019) (All photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) People […]

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Chichibu Night Festival 2018

Chichibu Night Festival 2018

Chichibu Festival Yataijyoji floats go through the street of Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture on December 3, 2018. People carry a mikoshi and floats with fireworks during the Chichibu Night Festival. […]