Iwa Shrine, Autumn Festival

PhotographerAkiko DuPont
PrizeHonorable Mention
CompanyFreelance
City/CountryLondon, United Kingdom
Entry Description

Each year in October, in Shiso-shi Hyogo prefecture in Japan, Mikoshis gather at the shrine: Iwa, for Autumn festival. These photographs are the scene when the portable shrines are parading.. Men are only allowed to carry it and be part of the festival.