The Festival of Carp Streamers

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Carp Streamers("koinobori") are one of the traditional events in Japan. 5th of May has been traditionally called "Children's Day" in Japan.On this day parents who have a newborn baby boy celebrate their son's birth by flagging carp streamers in the sky.

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kijimuna on May 11, 2013

Thank you heiner, for your high praise and the YSL.

All the best, Kijimuna

kijimuna on May 11, 2013

Thank you again, Edward, for your comments and the LIKE.

Best wishes, Kijimuna

Takimirimo on May 12, 2013

Beautiful and interesting photo (and great description). L.

kijimuna on May 13, 2013

ちょぴぐさん、お褒めの言葉とL&Fありがとうございます。

青空に沢山の鯉のぼり、本当に気持ち良さそう泳いでいましたよ(^^)

Kijimuna

kijimuna on May 13, 2013

Thank you Voro, for your kind words and the LIKE.

Best wishes, Kijimuna

kijimuna on May 14, 2013

Thank you Francesco, for your compliment and the LIKE.

Best wishes, Kijimuna

kijimuna on May 15, 2013

Thank you Guto, for your visit, your compliment and the LIKE.

Best wishes, Kijimuna

kijimuna on May 16, 2013

Thank you Владимир Грибок, for your nice compliment and the LIKE.

Best wishes, Kijimuna

kijimuna on May 16, 2013

Thank you Buts_YV, for your compliment and the LIKE.

Best wishes, Kijimuna

kijimuna on May 24, 2013

Thank you again, Kicaj, for your kind comment and the LIKE.

Best regards, Kijimuna

kijimuna on May 25, 2013

Thank you ramka, for you nice compliment and the YSL.

Best wishes, Kijimuna

kijimuna on May 26, 2013

Thank you again, Anna, for your kind words and the LIKE.

Best regards, Kijimuna

Ali Raza on May 26, 2013

Beautiful photo!!

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Greetings,

unnippillai on May 31, 2013

Very colorful shot....

Fernando Costa on June 7, 2013

Very nice Festival Event. .LIKE. .Greetings of Lisbon.

kijimuna on June 9, 2013

Thank you again, Hafeezmj, for your compliment and the LIKE.

Best regards, Kijimuna

Slavonicus on June 27, 2013

Veoma lepa tradicija ! Like !

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Photo taken in Oku, Kunigami, Kunigami District, Okinawa, Japan

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  • Uploaded on April 29, 2013
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    by kijimuna
    • Camera: Canon EOS 60D
    • Taken on 2013/04/27 12:54:09
    • Exposure: 0.033s (1/30)
    • Focal Length: 15.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/16.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV
    • No flash

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