• The Great Bonfire of Toba - Fire Festival of Toba by Thaddeus Pope

    One of the most unusual and exciting festivals in Japan, Toba-dai-kagaribi (the great bonfire of Toba), also known as Toba-no-Himatsuri (Fire Festival of Toba), dates back approximately 1,200 years and is registered as a National Intangible Folk Cultural Property. This annual festival takes place on the second Sunday of February in Hazu-town (Mikawa-Toba Station /Meitetsu […]

  • Photograph of St Jude Storm 2013 at Brighton Marina by Thaddeus Pope. Thaddeus Pope is a documentary photographer from Brighton with a BA in Photography from the London College of Communication (LCC).

    St Jude Storm (also known as Cyclone Christian) was one of the strongest storms that England has experienced since the Great Storm of 1987. The storm was named after the feast of Saint Jude, which takes place on the 28th of October – the day when the storm was expected to be at its height.

The Great Bonfire of Toba / Fire Festival of Toba by Thaddeus Pope

THE GREAT BONFIRE OF TOBA BY THADDEUS POPE

One of the most unusual and exciting festivals in Japan, Toba-dai-kagaribi (The Great Bonfire of Toba), also known as Toba-no-Himatsuri (Fire Festival of Toba), dates back approximately 1,200 years and is registered as a National Intangible Folk Cultural Property. This annual festival takes place on the second Sunday of February in Hazu-town (Mikawa-Toba Station /Meitetsu […]

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