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The Great Naha Tsunahiki
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The Great Naha Tsunahiki

Take 40 plus tons of rice straw, weave it into a rope and invite 280,000 of your closest friends and neighbors for a party.

Giant Japanese Snake Festival - 2013 Year of the Snake

Giant Japanese Snake Festival - 2013 Year of the Snake

Japanese parade a giant snake made of bamboo and straw through a small town.

Christmas lanterns decorated with local and waste materials

Christmas lanterns decorated with local and waste materials

An innovative way to decorate the lanterns using waste materials such as plastic straws, tin caps, discs or other local materials like rice husk, seashells.