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Resources for Japan Scholars: Gion Festival Digital Museum 2020

Gion Festival Digital Museum 2020: The Past, Present and Future of the Gion Festival

This resource combines a rich selection of visual, audiovisual and other materials related to Kyoto’s annual Gion Festival. It was created by the Art Research Centre (ARC) at Japan’s Ritsumeikan University to offer a virtual experience based on the ARC’s digital archives of the festival. Menu-level navigation is available in English, however English-language detail is limited.

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Main image: Sourced from Centre for Open Data in the Humanities’ Kuzushiji Dataset (Source)

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