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Otsukimi: Autumn Moon Viewing Parties

Otsukimi: Autumn Moon Viewing Parties
Japan’s Autumn Moon Viewing, known as Otsukimi (お月見), is thought to have formally originated in the Heian Period. Like many of the seasonal celebrations of the era, these night time gatherings would see aristocrats come together to write poetry and music under the full harvest moon.This ...
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