Below pictures from the presentation ceremony of the 2015 Niigata Nogyosai Show.  Pictures of the winning Koi can be seen at – http://nishikigoi.life/2015/11/01/major-winners-2015-niigata-nogyosai/.

Dignitaries at the presentation ceremony

Dignitaries at the presentation ceremony

Dignitaries at the presentation ceremony

Dignitaries at the presentation ceremony

Prize winners

Prize winners

Shigeru Mano of Dainichi Koi Farm

Shigeru Mano of Dainichi Koi Farm

Hand painted flag depicting the 2015 Grand Champion

Hand painted flag depicting the 2015 Grand Champion

Shigeru Mano receiving the Grand Champion flag from Etsuo Miyazaki

Shigeru Mano receiving the Grand Champion flag from Etsuo Miyazaki

Shigeru Mano receiving the Grand Champion trophy from Etsuo Miyazaki

Shigeru Mano receiving the Grand Champion trophy from Etsuo Miyazaki

Shigeru Mano receiving replica of the Grand Champion from president of F A Miyaishi

Shigeru Mano receiving replica of the Grand Champion from president of F A Miyaishi

Left to Right, Dainichi (80bu+), Nogami (80bu), Ikarashi (75bu), Murata (70bu), Marudo (65bu)

Left to Right, Dainichi (80bu+), Nogami (80bu), Ikarashi (75bu), Murata (70bu), Marudo (65bu)

Left to right, Hoshikin (60bu), Kanno (55bu), Maruboshi (50bu), Suzusei (45bu), Sakamaki (40bu)

Left to right, Hoshikin (60bu), Kanno (55bu), Maruboshi (50bu), Suzusei (45bu), Sakamaki (40bu)

Left to right, Koda (35bu), Aoki (30bu), Sekiguchi (25bu), Sakamaki (20bu), Hasegawa (15bu)

Left to right, Koda (35bu), Aoki (30bu), Sekiguchi (25bu), Sakamaki (20bu), Hasegawa (15bu)

Governors Prizes, left to right, Suzuki (20bu), Sakazume (50bu), Kawakami (55bu), Izumiya (80bu)

Governors Prizes, left to right, Suzuki (20bu), Sakazume (50bu), Kawakami (55bu), Izumiya (80bu)

Jumbo Award, Marusei

Jumbo Award, Marusei

Etsuo Miyazaki leads the 'banzai' cry which brings the presentation, and show, to a close

Etsuo Miyazaki leads the ‘banzai’ cry which brings the presentation, and show, to a close

Shigeru (left) and Futoshi Mano with trophies

Shigeru (left) and Futoshi Mano with trophies

The 'Dainichi' family

The ‘Dainichi’ family

Akira Mano, 5 year old son of Futoshi Mano and Naoko Mano, heir to the Dainichi Koi Farm dynasty.

Akira Mano, 5 year old son of Futoshi Mano and Naoko Mano, heir to the Dainichi Koi Farm dynasty.

Akira Mano, 5 year old son of Futoshi Mano and Naoko Mano, heir to the Dainichi Koi Farm dynasty.

Akira Mano, 5 year old son of Futoshi Mano and Naoko Mano, heir to the Dainichi Koi Farm dynasty.


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