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Tamaseseri, a lively New Year?s Festival held on January 3, in Hakozaki Shrine in Fukuoka-city, and is a traditional form of fortune-telling.
Several hundred men wearing lion cloths compete on piggy-back in two teams, the ?sea? team and the ?land? team? team, for possession of a wooden ball.
If the sea team wins, a bountiful fishing catch is predicted for the year; if the land team wins a rich harvest is predicted.

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  • Written Dec 21, 2007
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