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    The Hagoita-Ichi (Battledore Fair) is an annual fair held in its precincts at the end of the year. Near the Hondo or main hall of Senso-ji Temple, some 50 open-air stalls selling hagoita (battledores), shuttlecocks, kites and other New Year decorations stand huddled together, and numerous people gather here from all over the country. This is a traditional fair dating back to the Edo Period, but it was apparently only after World War II that the name Hagoita-Ichi became popular. It is usually displayed in the house as a New Year's ornament.

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    1. どこでもいっしょ 28 months ago | reply

      Wonderful event shot with great colors and composition...so nice!!

    2. moodyfan 28 months ago | reply

      This sounds like an amazing event and love the composition here! The color you've captured is incredible!

    3. delsignorem pc problems 28 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous colors & tones ! Wonderful comp. & capt. ! I don't know how anyone ever chooses one ! They are all so Wonderful !!!

    4. Wulle 28 months ago | reply

      I like this kind of documentation.
      great work.

    5. shelle777 is lost without a computer :( 28 months ago | reply

      wonderful selection of images, very eye catching!

    6. lilichan06 28 months ago | reply

      Beautiful and colorful picture!

    7. jeanneg. 28 months ago | reply

      So cool! This is so unique...! Thank you for sharing this. As always, I love to learn these different customs from around the world!

    8. rabidash* 28 months ago | reply

      wOnderful capture...

    9. Doug Knisely 28 months ago | reply

      Love it -- peekaboo!

    10. --Mark-- 28 months ago | reply

      Amazing intricacies and detail in these battledores. Too nice to use!

    11. steffi's 28 months ago | reply

      what a nice and colorful show case ... perfect with the hearty smile!

    12. yaosu010 28 months ago | reply

      That's so colorfuL, gives happiness ^^

    13. h-angeli [deleted] 28 months ago | reply

      I want one of those =´´

    14. ichauvel 28 months ago | reply

      excellent!!!!! very funny shot!!! i like all these colours!!!

    15. shaire productions 28 months ago | reply

      Your stream is so beautiful!

    16. J.M.Julian 27 months ago | reply

      Artfully done.

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