Bean-Flinging Ceremony Draws Crowds to Kyoto Shrine (Video)
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Gorgeously dressed geiko and maiko throw packets of beans to the crowd at Kyoto’s Yasaka Shrine as part of Setsubun celebrations on February 2, 2018. A ceremonial dance performance preceded the throwing ritual, and together they formed a prayer for protection from misfortune over the year ahead. (© Jiji)

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