Video preview: Daimonji Fire festival, Kyoto

Video preview: Daimonji Fire festival, Kyoto

2010 Daimonji Fire Festival Video is here.   Daimonji video 2008   Every August 16 since the 1600s, Kyoto marks the end of o-Bon season by lighting up the hillsides with giant kanji, starting at 8 p.m. It’s called Daimonji Gozan Okuribi, literally “Giant characters five mountains sendoff fires.” This marks their function as a […]

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