13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Opening of the Sake Barrel

This is a photo of the bride and groom at their Japanese Shinto wedding breaking open the sake (Japanese rice wine) barrel to serve to each other and guests. The couple is laughing because it did not break on the first try.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Kyoto, Japan
Camera: Canon EOS 700D
Copyright: © Yoko Ohara