Kodomo no hi

On May 5, it’s Kodomo no hi, Children’s Day.

For Kodomo no hi, we eat specific cakes, like kashiwa-mochi

Kashiwa-mochi
Kashiwa-mochi

 

kashiwa-mochi
kashiwa-mochi

 

Kashiwa-mochi au yomogi
Kashiwa-mochi au yomogi, une plante de la famille des chrysanthèmes

 

Kashiwa-mochi au yomogi
Kashiwa-mochi au yomogi

And that’s better with matcha

Matcha
Matcha

It’s also for Kodomo no hi that the famous Koi nobori are raised a few days before, like this Kawagoe street.

Koi nobori Kawagoe
Koi nobori in Kawagoe

And, of course, we give presents to children !