Traditional Japan

Traditional Japan

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Yokohama

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Yokohama

February 5, 2019, Yokohama, Japan – People watch on as a lion dance is performed to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in Japan’s Yokohama China Town on February 5, […]

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2019 Setsubun celebrated in Tokyo

2019 Setsubun celebrated in Tokyo

2019 Setsubun bean-throwing festival celebrated in Tokyo

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New Year ice bath ceremony at Kanda Myojin

New Year ice bath ceremony at Kanda Myojin

January 26, 2019, Tokyo, Japan – Shinto believers recite a prayer before they pour cold water over themselves to purify their bodies and souls as part of the Daikoku festival […]

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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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Coming of Age Day 2019 in Japan

Coming of Age Day 2019 in Japan

January 14, 2019, Urayasu, Japan – 20-year-old women wearing kimonos take pictures after the ceremony of their “Coming-of-Age Day” celebration at the Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, suburban Tokyo on Monday, […]