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Bullfinch Exchange Festival (Usokae) 2019
Where: Dazaifu, Japan
When:  Thursday, January 24, 2019 - Friday, January 25, 2019
 
Bullfinch Exchange Festival (Usokae) is a traditional event where the believers carry out a ritual struggle between the good and the evil forces. The events are held in Dazaifu Tenmangu shrine in Fukuoka Prefecture. Every year, in January's evenings, groups of believers gather in the shrine. They carry a wooden carvings of bullfinches (a red chest songbird) called in Japanese Kiuso or in short Uso. In Japanese uso is a double meaning word; the name of the bird and also lie. The ceremony begins at dark; the wooden birds are...(read more)
 
 
 
 
 
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