Straw Dogs: The Wara Art Festival

Image credits: Wara Art Matsuri

Bored Panda’s featuring a story about the larger-than-life straw animal sculptures erected for the Wara Art Festival.

Fall is a season of harvesting, and festivals to celebrate it are currently taking place all over the world. In Northern Japan, the Wara Art Festival recently rang in the September-October rice season, and it’s a wildly inventive and fun way to repurpose rice straw left over from the harvest.