JAPAN PHOTOS

By Philbert Ono

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From late April to early May, five long strings of giant carp streamers swim in the air high above the Sagami River in Sagamihara, Kanagawa. This event was started in 1988.
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Marvelous spectacle
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Female princess reigning over the Sakitama Fire Festival in Gyoda, SaitamaShe's 15 years old.
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Stage ceremonyThe torch bearers gathered in front of the stage where there were speeches and cheers.
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And we have lift off!
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