Six major traditional festivals of Japan’s northeastern region of Tohoku were showcased to Tokyoites and tourists during the new two-day Shintora festival.Dancers sing and play drums during the Morioka Sansa Festival performance at Shintora Festival on the street in Toranomon business district in Tokyo.Performers jump during the Aomori Nebuta Festival performance.A stunt man balances a bamboo pole which is bent by the weight of paper lanterns on his forehead during the Kanto Festival performance.A customer holds a “Kumade” or “good luck rake” during Torinoichi festival at Hanazono Shrine.A girl walks in Japan’s traditional kimono as she participates in a ceremony at Atago Shrine in Tokyo.