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Carp streamers swirl in the wind in the Tottori Prefecture town of Kofu on Monday. Carp streamers are traditionally put up to celebrate Children's Day on May 5 in Japan.

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Thank you Zichi. It was a way ro tell how many boys were in a family originally to carry on the business, farms and family names.

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Boys Day.

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Originally for boys, so this needs a correction.

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Always a nice view, one of the typical Japanese celebrations that I like the most.

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