The Gion Festival for the God of Plague

Dr. ISO's Pandemic History, Info & Tips

5m 00s
Broadcast on March 11, 2021 Available until March 11, 2024

The Gion Festival in Kyoto Prefecture, which goes back to the 9th century, is a festival to provide hospitality to the God of Plague. Dr. ISO explains how Japanese have traditionally associated with epidemics.

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