Thursday, August 14, 2008

Japan's Obon Festival

It is that time a year again, when many people in Japan return home to spend time with relatives and venerate the relatives that have long since passed.

Last Year's Blog post goes much more in depth on the Obon Festival, sometimes called the Halloween of Japan, please read here to learn about the beautiful festival. Learn what the lanterns above are for!

Yukata (Summer Kimonos)

More Festival Info from Rinkya:
Cherry Blossoms
Tagata Jinja- Harvest Festival
Children's Day
White Day
Girl's Day

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