Item title reads - Nippon's National Religious Festival. Modern "westernised" Japan becomes for once the Japan of olden days at this ancient ceremony. Nikko, Japan.
M/S as people in traditional Japanese costume walk along the street, they are carrying ornate gongs. L/S of others carrying long poles down some steps. M/S as others walk down steps wearing armour (?). Others carry wooden boxes (?) on poles with banners in the top.