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Sumo wrestler Hakuho Sho, takes part in the Setsubun festival at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple on February 3, 2017, in Chiba, Japan. Setsubun is an annual festival celebrated on February 3rd marking the day before the beginning of Spring. Japanese families throw soybeans out of the house to ward off evil spirits and into the house to invite good fortune. Japanese actors and sumo wrestlers are invited to participate in the ceremony at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple which holds one of the biggest events in Japan. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

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Setsubun festival at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple
Sumo wrestler Hakuho Sho, takes part in the Setsubun festival at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple on February 3, 2017, in Chiba, Japan. Setsubun is an annual festival celebrated on February 3rd marking the day before the beginning of Spring. Japanese families throw soybeans out of the house to ward off evil spirits and into the house to invite good fortune. Japanese actors and sumo wrestlers are invited to participate in the ceremony at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple which holds one of the biggest events in Japan. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

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Date 3 Feb 2017
Location: Tokyo Japan
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Setsubun festival
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Hakuho Sho