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Fall is a season of harvesting, and festivals to celebrate it are currently taking place all over the world. In Northern Japan, the Wara Art Festival recently rang in the September-October rice season, and it’s a wildly inventive and fun way to repurpose rice straw left over from the harvest. Wara Art Festival has been taking place in Niigata City since 2008, where it began as a creative collaboration between the city’s tourism division… Read More