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2013 / Little Tokyo temple to celebrate lunar New Year, Feb 3

20130124 Koyasn lunar New Year Goblin

Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo will celebrate the New Year of the lunar calendar with an exorcism rite of tossing roasted soybeans or Mame-maki performance on Sunday, Feb. 3. The service for the lunar New Year will start at 1:30 pm. The cerebration for the New Year of the lunar calendar is also...
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Kyoto Tourist Information: Tanabata Star Festival, Aug 6 – 15

Kyoto Tourist Information: Tanabata Star Festival, Aug 6 – 15

Kyoto Tourist Information: vol. 5 published by Kyoto Tourism Federation in July 2010 From August 6 to 15, 2010, Kyoto will see its first “Kyo-no-Tanabata Star Festival,” which will showcase a unique seasonal atmosphere through a display of light and bamboo. A legend from ancient China has it that two heavenly lovers, Hikoboshi and...
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