Akagi Festival Kids
Just a few photos today I’m afraid, but of two of my favorite subjects, kids and festivals! These two kids spent quite some time banging away at this drum, between gigs. Perhaps they’ll pick it up in earnest when they grow older? And what about the boy on the left’s haircut? I’m betting 10 000 yen that his father gave him that haircut himself! I wish I had gotten a mohikan when I was that age too. The last photo is of two kids trying out their bird whistles, usually sold at festivals to entertain kids. I only ever see or hear them on festival days though, they make a loud, bird chirping sound that’s hard to miss. Their parents must be very disciplined!