Vietnam’s first “koi streamer field” enchanting snappers

January 25, 2018 | 17:31
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From January 14 to February 10, the first field of carp-shaped wind streamers is open in Mizuki Park in Ho Chi Minh City, drawing in photographers and Japanese culture lovers.
Carp-shaped wind socks fluttering in the nighttime wind (Source: Thanhnien)
The koi streamers brought in visitors by the droves not only from Ho Chi Minh City but also from the surrounding provinces (Source: Vnexpress)
Koi is Japan’s iconic fish, symbolising prosperity, courage, and resilience
Koinobori ("carp streamers" in Japanese) are carp-shaped wind socks made by drawing carp patterns on paper, cloth, or non-woven fabric
Multicoloured carp flags wriggling in the Saigon sunshine
The carp streamer field is open from January 14 to February 10, with no entrance fee
Not only young couples, but also families and children were drawn out to enjoy a nice afternoon outdoors, soaking in the culture of the Land of the Rising Sun
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By By Sam Luong

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