On January 19, 2024, the traditional event ''Jazuna'', in which people carry large snakes woven from straw and parade through villages, was held in the Imafuku area of Miyazu City, Kyoto Prefecture. Now that the coronavirus pandemic has subsided, he visited each house for the first time in four years, asking residents to bite their heads and praying for a year of good health.

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