FIRST KONPIRA FESTIVAL IN JAPAN

FIRST KONPIRA FESTIVAL IN JAPAN. A lion dancer, known as Shishimai, performs ritual dance during First Konpira Festival at Kotohira-gu shrine in Tokyo, Japan on Jan 10, 2018. People believe the Shishimai lion dance, held on New Year's Day season, brings good fortune and dispels evils. Photo courtesy Agencies