Sunday, January 9, 2011

Coming-of-Age Day ceremony in Japan

A Japanese twenty-year-old woman attends the annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Phoenix Plaza in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo on January 9, 2011. The Coming of Age Ceremony is celebrated on the second Monday of January in Japan and its Japanese name成人の日 Seijin no Hi. All young people who turn twenty years old in this year celebrate on Seijin no hi ceremony.
Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood and that age is minimum legal age for voting, drinking and smoking. Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y7795
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Japanese women dressed in traditional kimonos, pose for photographs during the annual  annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Phoenix Plaza in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo on January 9, 2011. The Coming of Age Ceremony is celebrated on the second Monday of January in Japan and its Japanese name成人の日 Seijin no Hi. All young people who turn twenty years old in this year celebrate on Seijin no hi ceremony.
Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood and that age is minimum legal age for voting, drinking and smoking.
Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y8188

Japanese twenty-year-old women attend the annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Phoenix Plaza in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo on January 9, 2011. The Coming of Age Ceremony is celebrated on the second Monday of January in Japan and its Japanese name成人の日 Seijin no Hi. All young people who turn twenty years old in this year celebrate on Seijin no hi ceremony.
Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood and that age is minimum legal age for voting, drinking and smoking
. Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y7742
Japanese twenty-year-old women attend the annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Phoenix Plaza in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo on January 9, 2011. The Coming of Age Ceremony is celebrated on the second Monday of January in Japan and its Japanese name成人の日 Seijin no Hi. All young people who turn twenty years old in this year celebrate on Seijin no hi ceremony.
Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood and that age is minimum legal age for voting, drinking and smoking.
Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y7974
A Japanese man shows his modern hair style during the annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Phoenix Plaza in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo on January 9, 2011. The Coming of Age Ceremony is celebrated on the second Monday of January in Japan and its Japanese name成人の日 Seijin no Hi. All young people who turn twenty years old in this year celebrate on Seijin no hi ceremony.
Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood and that age is minimum legal age for voting, drinking and smoking
. Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y7900
Japanese men attend the annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Phoenix Plaza in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo on January 9, 2011. The Coming of Age Ceremony is celebrated on the second Monday of January in Japan and its Japanese name成人の日 Seijin no Hi. All young people who turn twenty years old in this year celebrate on Seijin no hi ceremony.
Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood and that age is minimum legal age for voting, drinking and smoking.
Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y8094

Japanese mother covered her daughter's traditional kimonos costume from rain during attend the annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Phoenix Plaza in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo on January 9, 2011. The Coming of Age Ceremony is celebrated on the second Monday of January in Japan and its Japanese name成人の日 Seijin no Hi. All young people who turn twenty years old in this year celebrate on Seijin no hi ceremony.

Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood and that age is minimum legal age for voting, drinking and smoking. Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y8094

Japanese twenty-year-old woman attends the annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Phoenix Plaza in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo on January 9, 2011. The Coming of Age Ceremony is celebrated on the second Monday of January in Japan and its Japanese name成人の日 Seijin no Hi. All young people who turn twenty years old in this year celebrate on Seijin no hi ceremony.

Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood and that age is minimum legal age for voting, drinking and smoking. Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y8263

Japanese men pose for photographs during the annual  annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Phoenix Plaza in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo on January 9, 2011. The Coming of Age Ceremony is celebrated on the second Monday of January in Japan and its Japanese name成人の日 Seijin no Hi. All young people who turn twenty years old in this year celebrate on Seijin no hi ceremony.
Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood and that age is minimum legal age for voting, drinking and smoking.
Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y7897

Japanese twenty-year-old women and her mother attend the annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Phoenix Plaza in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo on January 9, 2011. The Coming of Age Ceremony is celebrated on the second Monday of January in Japan and its Japanese name成人の日 Seijin no Hi. All young people who turn twenty years old in this year celebrate on Seijin no hi ceremony.
Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood and that age is minimum legal age for voting, drinking and smoking
. Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y7671

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Lana said...

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