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A scene from the Momotematsuri, a ritual in Awashima, Setouchi, Japan. It is held to pray for good luck, a good catch and a good harvest, and safety at sea. The islanders continue to keep the tradition alive.

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Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Japan
Copyright: © Moriya Kohama