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Lunar New Year celebrations across Japan

Lunar New Year celebrations across Japan

Feb. 16 marks the start of the Lunar New Year in China, and several communities in Japan are ready to celebrate too. Also known as Chunjie, the holiday will be marked in Yokohama Chinatown with an array of dragon and lion dancers on the weekends ...

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Warabi Hadaka Festival

Warabi Hadaka Festival

A group of guys will get down and dirty in the vicinity of Mimusubi Shrine in Yotsukaido, Chiba Prefecture, this weekend to celebrate the Warabi Hadaka Festival. The event is held to ward off evil with the sacred mud of the shrine's nearby rice paddies, ...

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Hyakudan Hina Doll Festival

Hyakudan Hina Doll Festival

Hina Matsuri (Girls' Day) is celebrated on March 3, when families with female children nationwide will display a set of ornamental dolls in a prominent place in their homes. The dolls wear the decorative robes of the ancient Imperial court, and families typically use the ...

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