May 7, 2009

Ginza Yanagi Matsuri

ginza yanagi matsuriThe 4 th Ginza Yanagi Matsuri ( ginza willow festival ) was held on May 5.
May 5 is a national holiday in Japan as "children's day.
I took this photo just before the parade started.
By the way, yagagi means willow.
Willow is a symbol of ginza.


Vogon Poet said...

You have very elegant police officers, and they can ride a horse.
Very unusual urban images, i hope to see something more of this festival.

Cezar and Léia said...

Hello dear Nobu!
Another great picture!This festival looks a great momment for all!
Cool post!

m_m said...

This looks so unique - horses and in the background modern buildings!:) Nice shot!

Sincerely Alej said...

i totally forgot about childrens day!

Babooshka said...

How sweet to see horses in a city scene.

Malyss said...

Yes, horses in the middle of a modern city is something extraordinary, that is pleasant to everyone!
I hope you'll have time for a short visit to my blog today. There's something for you :-))

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