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Lantern festival (Mie, Kiinagashhima)

Kiinagashima has both rich forests and sea with rias coastlines. Many people visit Lantern festival every year at his place. It is believed to be started in 1928 when local groups floats hundreds of lanterns from Akaba River. Now, a large lantern as long as 35m in shape of dragon and many more are floating to reflect lights on water to provide bright and spiritual scenes in mid summer days.