March 3, 2018: Doll Festival (Hina-matsuri) or Girls’ Day

The Japanese Doll Festival (雛祭り Hina-matsuri), or Girls’ Day, is held 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 EmperorEmpress, attendants, and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period.

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