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Japan skies lit up with fireworks to brighten mood amid virus

Simultaneous fireworks displays colored the night skies in Tokyo and other parts of Japan on Monday, with fireworks makers hoping the sight will cheer the nation up as it struggles with the coronavirus pandemic.With many of the fireworks festivals during summer canceled or postponed, pyrotechnicians nationwide have joined to launch the “Cheer Up! Hanabi Project.” To avoid drawing crowds, the organizers initially intended to keep the date, time and location under wraps, but later went public with the date.On top of having no audience, the fireworks will only last about five minutes, compared to…

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