16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Final Sparks

This photograph was taken during "Tezutsu hanabi" (Traditional fireworks of Japan) at Togo-Susano-jinnjya shrine,Togo Town, Toyokawa City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan on the third Saturday of October 2017. A brave man prayed to God for the safety of firework and he also prayed for each wish of inhabitants in the shower of sparks.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Toyokawa, Japan
Copyright: © Hidetoshi Ogata