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Gion Matsuri: Japan's Most Beloved Festival

We present a free, hour-long presentation and Q&A about Kyoto's Gion Matsuri!

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Gion Matsuri: Japan's Most Beloved Festival
Gion Matsuri: Japan's Most Beloved Festival

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Aug 24, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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Gion Matsuri is the biggest Japanese festival that millions of people all over the world travel to see, braving the heat and humidity of Japan’s ancient capital.

Join the Japan Society of Boston as we continue our exploration of Japanese festivals with the most famous and beloved one of all. Started in the 9th century to drive out plague, every summer Kyoto’s Gion district holds this festival during the entire month of July.

This is a free, hour-long presentation with Q&A hosted on Zoom.

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