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Monday, 06 January 2014 20:27

Hina-matsuri or the Festival of Dolls

This festival celebrates the daughters in the family, and the day is used to pray for the growth and happiness of the young girls. 

The families with girls display special dolls and dedicate peach blossoms to them. 

These dolls are either handed down from generation to generation, or

 

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