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Mr.Yasuo Shimura is very famous for one of the talented artist of painting of Edo kite and other Japanese traditional kites. He has been working for kites since 1980. He had had his private exibition of his great works eight times until now at the art gallery located at the center of Tokyo. He believes the paintings on the kites express the wish for prosperity, strength, beauty, helth, long life, success, wealth and so on. His kites were presented to Prime minister of Japan, Mr.Keizo Obuchi and the president of Japan Broadcating Association (NHK), Mr.Ebisawa as a celebrating kite.