Some views of May 5th in Japan

As you can see, it’s a little different than Cinco de Mayo celebrations.   May 5th is known as  Boy’s Day, Children’s Day, kodomo no  hi, or as I call it : “The day when fish fly”.

Hundreds of Koi in the Sky

Koi Nobori from the Shore

Click on the youtube  link below to check out a monster size koi nobori 鯉のぼり (carp kite):

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Biggest Koi Nobori Ever!

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