Wara Art Festival

Niigata Wara Art Festival: Come See Giant Straw Beasts Rule Japan

The rice harvest is on the way and usually you would expect a whole bunch of leftover rice straw (wara) are expected to accumulate and be thrown away. But definitely, this would not be the case in Japan. Rather than disposing of them at the end of this season, Niigata and Kagawa prefectures will hold…