JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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On May 5, 2013 (Children's Day), the kite museum held an event for children to write their wishes on paper stickers to be affixed on the back of the giant kite.
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It started with a ceremony with the mayor of Higashi-Omi and the four "Wind Goddesses."
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Mayor of Higashi-Omi
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The Wind Goddesses are like festival princesses who pray for good wind to blow to fly the giant kite.
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Behind the ceremony is the giant kite waiting for more wishing stickers.
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The Higashi-Omi giant kite.
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Booth to buy wishing stickers for 500 yen each. Proceeds were donated for recovery efforts in Tohoku.
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After writing their wishes, kids paste their wishing stickers on the kite.
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After writing their wishes, kids paste their wishing stickers on the kite.
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Wind Goddesses at Higashi-Omi Giant Kite Museum.
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Kids could also make a small kite for 300 yen.
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The little kites flew well.
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My video of shot on May 5, 2013 of kids visiting the kite museum and pasting wishing stickers.
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G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit welcome sticker on a bus window in Sapporo.
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G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit welcome sticker on a bus window in Sapporo.
 
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