Festival of the New Year's Day

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From Shishinza’s Dossier

On the First Day of the Month of the Hare, all Rokugani celebrate the beginning of a new year, the Fall of the Kami from the Heavens, and the civilization they brought to the people. The festival is very much the same on Kaigen’s Island as it is in other corners of the empire. The ports are generally full, and the city floods with sailors hoping to ring in the new year, often with bellies full of sake and arms full of comely women. The festival culminates in a display of fireworks which set the night sky alight in a wash of blue, green, and yellow fire. Occasionally, Kaigen’s Island will respond, spitting it’s own light from the Fire Fountains. The monks of Osano-Wo offer their partially constructed temple as the launching platform for the wondrous display, so the fireworks are easily visible across the island.

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Festival of the New Year's Day

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