The Carp Streamers by Kent Shiraishi, via 500px from http://500px.com/photo/6523502

The Carp Streamers by Kent Shiraishi, via 500px from http://500px.com/photo/6523502

写真×絵本?! 美島菊名 “IMPOSSIBLE GIRL” 【今週のおすすめアート】

写真×絵本?! 美島菊名 “IMPOSSIBLE GIRL” 【今週のおすすめアート】

Koinobori, meaning "carp streamer" in Japanese, are carp-shaped wind socks traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate Children's Day.

Koinobori, meaning "carp streamer" in Japanese, are carp-shaped wind socks traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate Children's Day.

Carp streamer, Koinobori 鯉のぼり for Children’s Day on May 5 - Landscapes across Japan are decorated with koinobori from April to early May, in honor of sons and in the hope that they will grow up healthy and strong.

Carp streamer, Koinobori 鯉のぼり for Children’s Day on May 5 - Landscapes across Japan are decorated with koinobori from April to early May, in honor of sons and in the hope that they will grow up healthy and strong.

Kodomo no hi or Japanese Children's Day is a festival originally for boys ("tango no sekku") but which has been renamed for both sexes and is held on the 5th day of the 5th month.    On this day families with newborn sons fly koinobori, beautiful multi-colored carp windsocks  outside of homes to wish their sons a good future. Otoko means "boy" and sekku means "festival".  The festival originated in China and later became  associated with May rice planting in Japan.

Kodomo no hi or Japanese Children's Day is a festival originally for boys ("tango no sekku") but which has been renamed for both sexes and is held on the 5th day of the 5th month. On this day families with newborn sons fly koinobori, beautiful multi-colored carp windsocks outside of homes to wish their sons a good future. Otoko means "boy" and sekku means "festival". The festival originated in China and later became associated with May rice planting in Japan.

5.000 koinobori volent sur la rivière Tsuruuda sur fond de cerisiers en fleur à Tatebayashi, le 2 avril au Japon.

koinobori volent sur la rivière Tsuruuda sur fond de cerisiers en fleur à…

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