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A Fiery Celebration in Kyoto – WSJ Article

A Fiery Celebration in Kyoto – WSJ Article

This summer I covered the Daimonji Gozan Okuribi with Kyoto photographer, Kosuke Okuda. The Wall Street Journal article is published here. Yay!! Gozan-no-Okuribi means ‘five mountain send-off fire’ and is a late summer Kyoto custom in which huge Chinese character and pictogram shaped bonfires are burned on five mountainsides surrounding the ancient capital. Gozan Okuribi …

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