FUKUI, JAPAN - AUGUST 21:  People float lanterns during celebrations for the Obon Festival, honouring the spirits of deceased ancestors, at Eiheiji on August 21, 2011 in Fukui, Japan. The Japanese Buddhist festival sees families returning to their home towns to gather and pray with each other for relatives who have died, honouring their spirits.  (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/ Getty Images)