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Christmas Lights in Miyazaki

For a country that doesn’t really celebrate Christmas, Japan sure knows how to do Christmas lights. They are the romantic backdrop for Christmas Eve – a night celebrated like Valentines Day, where couples take strolls to see the lights and then enjoy dinner at a fancy restaurant. The lights are called ‘illuminations’ (イルミネーション) and go up in December. They stay put well into…

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