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JUMBO KOINOBORI

The symbol of Kazo city.

Every year since 1988 a jumbo carp streamer made by the people of Kazo has swum through the sky above the Tone River on the occasion of the Citizen’s Peace Festival held on 3 May.


Koinobori
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Koinobori, meaning “carp streamer” in Japanese, are carp-shaped wind socks traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate Tango no sekku, a traditional calendrical event which is now designated a national holiday;Children’s Day.
(Reference: Wikipedia)

Kazo-Koinobori
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Handwriting carp streamer of Kazo is painted with 12 gorgeous color. The craftsmen spends 18 processes. Handwriting carp streamer swim up as if they are alive.

ALL ABOUT JUMBO KOINOBORI

4 GENERATIONS
Ⅰ

1988

100m, 600kg

Ⅱ

1996

111m, 730kg

Ⅲ

2003

100m, 350kg

Ⅳ

2014

100m, 330kg

HOW TO MAKE
1st. SKETCHING
Sketching by the town planning children staff from fourth grade city elementary school students.
2nd. PAINTING
Painted by more than 3,000 citizen volunteers

HOW CAN I SEE?

Citizen's Peace Festival

every year May 3rd

JUMBO KOINOBORI FLYING

Jumbo Koinobori fly up 2 times. 
11:30~ / 13:30~

Marche de KAZO

The market selling specialty goods of Kazo. 

STAGE SHOW

SPECULATIVE

Speculate the Future
  • 2020 TOKYO OLYMPIC

  • SKY TREE

  • TO THE SPACE