Do the Cat Dance: A Growing Tradition Attracts 20,000 “Purrformers” (Japan in Photos)

Performers with feline ears and whiskers take part in a cat dance in Kannami, Shizuoka Prefecture on October 9, 2017. The celebration, based on a local legend, has been running for 30 years. The dance took place in the town’s central shopping area for the first time and drew an estimated 20,000 participants. (© Jiji)

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