Kyoto bonfire festival held on smaller scale amid pandemic

National Aug 17, 2020

Kyoto bonfire festival held on smaller scale amid pandemic

A traditional bonfire festival in Kyoto, western Japan, was held Sunday night on a smaller scale than usual due to the novel coronavirus epidemic. In the Gozan no Okuribi festival, held every year on Aug. 16, firewood arranged in the shape of symbols and kanji ...