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These Festival Departures include Rettir, the annual sheep roundup in Iceland, the 1,200-year-old Gion Festival in Japan and Perahera, an ancient festival in Sri Lanka highlighted by a spectacular nighttime procession of elephants, dancers and musicians.
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Osaka-born writer Ryotaro Shiba, the Kyoto Gion Festival, and ''takoyaki,'' a grilled pastry containing octopus and vegetables.
Shinmachi Street is on the route for the Yamaboko parade during the month-long Gion Festival in July.