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On-Matsuri, also known as the Grand Festival of Kasuga Wakamiya, is a popular year-end event held in Nara Prefecture at which performers and festival participants pay their respects to the Kasuga Wakamiya Shrine deity.

The festival features many different kinds of music and dance routines, all of which are culturally significant in the worship of deities. This concurrent exhibition showcases attributes and materials related to the Kasuga Wakamiya Shrine deity, as well as artifacts from the history of the festival.

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