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Aomori Prefecture’s Nebuta Festival

July 30, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Throughout July and August there are festivals all over Japan celebrating all manner of things – from the literal star-crossed lovers of Tanabata to the returning of deceased ancestors at Obon. However, for the citizens of Aomori Prefecture, August is a time to celebrate warriors of the past. ‘Nebuta’ festivals, in which giant floats of […]

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