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people shooting off fireworks at the Gion Matsuri festival in Toyohashi City, Japan
January 29, 2015

Fire Flies

“These homemade and handheld ‘pistol fireworks’ are used at the Gion Matsuri festival at the Yoshida Shrine in Toyohashi City, Japan,” writes Hidenobu Suzuki, who shared this picture with our Your Shot community. “The festival takes place on the third Friday in July.”

Suzuki’s picture recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Hidenobu Suzuki, National Geographic Your Shot

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