Japan Celebrates New Year's Eve


A Japanese couple carry 'Hamaya' to which 'Emas' are attached... ニュース写真MTVヨーロッパ音楽賞,お祝い,エンタメ総合,カップル,ヒューマンインタレスト,ヘビ,姫路市,巳年,文化,日本,横位置,破魔矢,祭日,運ぶPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Buddhika WeerasingheHIMEJI, JAPAN - JANUARY 01: A Japanese couple carry 'Hamaya' (arrows intended to destroy evil spirits) to which 'Emas' (wooden plaques) are attached featuring a picture of a snake in celebration of the 'Year of the Snake' at Sosha Shrine on January 1, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. Japanese people visit the Buddhist temples and Shrine to pray for their health, happiness and prosperity during the New Year holidays. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)