Obon ceremony shown off in Asakusa

Currently for this week in Japan, it’s Obon Week which means it’s time for dancing, festivals and for some Japanese people, vacation time and some well earned rest. And yes, there are spirits involved but not of the scary variety, these are spirits that are welcomed into people’s homes. Another part of the festivities is ohakamairi which translates to visiting loved one’s graves. It’s also … Continue reading Obon ceremony shown off in Asakusa