Daily Archives: September 2, 2012

  • Koi Windsock Photo, posted 2012-09-02


    Koinobori, Koi Windsock Display – According to the Missouri Botanical Garden web site, “The carp (koi) is as an important symbol for children in Japanese culture. When first hooked, the carp fights with all its strength, but accepts the inevitable with composure.  Each year on May 5, koi banners are flown above Japanese homes where children live.” The Koinobori are displayed in several locations as part of the Garden’s annual Japanese Festival.  These, near the Cohen Amphitheater, are blowing in […]

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