“Hinamatsuri” Japanese Girl’s Day 日本女兒節

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Hinamatsuri (雛祭り ), also called Doll’s Day or Girls’ Day, is celebrated each year on March 3. Platforms covered with a red carpet are used to display a set of ornamental dolls (雛人形 hina-ningyō) representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period.

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