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Mar 3
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Hinamatsuri / Doll's Festival / Girls Day

This is a Japanese celebration. 

Clay dolls representing the Emperor and Empress, are displayed in the home, and offerings of peach blossom, rice-wine and rice-cakes are placed before them. The dolls carry away any illness which is afflicting the daughters of the house, for whom prayers are offered.

Location

United Kingdom

Details

Contact: Becky Lamyman
E: rsl7@kent.ac.uk
Categories: Religious festivals

 

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