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Features, Traditional Japan

Tsukiji Honganji Bon DanceTsukiji Honganji Bon Dance築地本願寺納涼盆踊り 被災地支援イベントも

Tsukiji Honganji Bon DanceTsukiji Honganji Bon Dance築地本願寺納涼盆踊り 被災地支援イベントも

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, […]

News

Mitama Festival at Yasukuni ShrineMitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine

Mitama Festival at Yasukuni ShrineMitama 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 […]

News, Traditional Japan

Aoi Matsuri in KyotoAoi Matsuri in KyotoAoi Matsuri in Kyoto

Aoi Matsuri in KyotoAoi Matsuri in KyotoAoi 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 […]

Entertainment

Festival del Cinema Italiano in TokyoFestival del Cinema Italiano in TokyoFestival del Cinema Italiano in Tokyo

Festival del Cinema Italiano in TokyoFestival del Cinema Italiano in TokyoFestival del Cinema Italiano in Tokyo

The seven-day film festival introduces 14 Italian movies for its 10th anniversary.