元日・Ganjitsu

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“Ganjitsu is the auspicious first day of Shogatsu, the first month of the Japanese year, a day on which many people strive to be up in time to greet the rising sun. The New Year celebrations last for three days (1-3 January), a period when people pray for good health and fortune. ”

Wish I could have been there, but NHK does it so well. What an auspicious way to begin any Shougatsu (正月)。

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