Tango no Sekku, 端午の節句 by 73553


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Boy’s Day celebration (May 5th)

Children’s Day (こどもの日, Kodomo no hi?) is a Japanese national holiday which takes place annually on May 5, the fifth day of the fifth month, and is part of the Golden Week. It is a day set aside to respect children’s personalities and to celebrate their happiness. It was designated a national holiday by the Japanese government in 1948.

Koinobori (鯉幟, Koi-nobori?), meaning “carp streamer” in Japanese, are carp-shaped wind socks traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate Tango no Sekku (端午の節句), a traditional calendrical event which is now designated a National holiday; Children’s Day1. These wind socks are made by drawing carp patterns on paper, cloth or other nonwoven fabric. They are then allowed to flutter in the wind. They are also known as satsuki-nobori (皐幟?).


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  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonalmost 5 years ago

    beautiful jesse…
    may 5th is children’s day in korea too… since 1945…
    may 8th, the parents’ day…
    : )

  • thank you! ;-)
    oh cool, do they celebrate it with a koi nobori to?
    the 5th here is liberation day, and the 9th is mothersday

    – 73553

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethalmost 5 years ago

    this is so cool…love the crossing eye..the big mouth:)) heheeehe.
    sOO asian make a great dish lol. Super work! jesse.

  • thank you as always ;-)
    it makes a great sushi hahaha

    – 73553

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethalmost 5 years ago

    that’s made of salmon :)) this cooks a big dish as whole banquet u hahaha and pray koois ghosts wont come back :) gefeeliciteered!

  • briony heath
    briony heathalmost 5 years ago

    this is cool the big mouth and that
    and how you draw it
    is it painterd

  • thank you :-)

    – 73553

  • eoconnor
    eoconnoralmost 5 years ago

    wonderful creative liz

  • Thank you Liz

    – 73553

  • Varry
    Varryalmost 5 years ago

    He’s looking a tad concerned about ending up as sushi! Love the expression!

  • hahaha and what a nice sushi he will become!! LOL

    – 73553

  • ludovic rhodes
    ludovic rhodesalmost 5 years ago

    nice koi, love the attitude and colors. well done

  • thank you very much

    – 73553

  • S .
    S .over 4 years ago

    beautiful work

  • thank you!

    – 73553

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