The Dolls’ Festival is a Special Day to Celebrate Girls

The Hinamatsuri Festival and Courtly Doll Displays

Empress Hina doll, face partially covered by a folding fan she is holding.

Hinamatsuri, or the Dolls’ Festival, held on March 3, is a Japanese day of celebration for girls in which elaborate sets of courtly dolls are displayed in all homes with daughters and in various public places.



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