VIDEO| New Year's decorations in Japan

VIDEO| New Year's decorations in Japan

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Okinawa

All across Japan, people are stopping by flower shops, supermarkets and malls to purchase traditional Japanese New Year's decorations. These decorations are placed at entrances of homes and businesses to purify the area and invite new life into the home and workplace. Why not follow the tradition and welcome the new year in the way of the Land of Rising Sun?



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