Saturday, 5 May 2012

鯉のぼり 祭り「こどもの日」

Happy Koinobori,,,,,

鯉のぼり お目でとございます、、、

Every May 5, the Japanese celebrate "Children's Day 'aka Children's Day. At first, dated May 5 is celebrated as' Day Boys', but since 1948 the day was changed to "Children's Day 'and made the holiday's most famousnasional.Simbol on the day the children are koinobori (こいのぼり, 鯉のぼり , 鲤 帜). Koinobori - which means the flag is the flag-shaped koi-koi that can bubblewhen blown by the wind. Koinobori generally flown in a family home that has apage boy to commemorate Children's Day.

One set consists of ryūdama koinobori, yaguruma, fukinagashi, and some koiflags.

Ryūdama (dragon ball)
Who can spin the ball mounted on the end of the pole, above yaguruma.

Radius wheels mounted on the arrows below ryudama. Yaguruma and ryudamabelieved to repel demons.

Sheath decorated with pennants winds 5 colors: blue, red, yellow, white, black.Fukiganashi symbolize the five elements wood, fire, water, earth and metal.Fukiganashi believed to ward off any disease.

Koinobori black (magoi)
Koinobori most large size black and symbolizes the father. Placed underFukiganashi.

Koinobori red (higoi), etc.
Other Koinobori smaller than magoi, flown under magoi. Koinobori redsymbolizes the mother, the eldest son symbolizes koinobori blue, greensymbolizes koinobori second son.

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