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Festival Holidays Japan

Girls Day 2017 : A Japanese Festival

Girls Day 2017 will be celebrated on 3rd March 2017 this year which falls on Friday.

Girls Day 2017

Girls Day is also known as Dolls Festival as well as Hinamatsuri. The Japanese People celebrate it, every 3rd March (the third day of third month). On this Day, Girls’ Parents prepare or design a table in the Best room of the House.

girls day 2017

They put a red carpet or cloth on the table and then they put or design steps on the top of red cloth. they arrange about 15 Dolls on this Red cloth beautifully. Each dolls has its own purpose on the steps. The Dolls represent the Royal family of Japan (famous musicians,Empress, Emperor, attendants).

Japanese Families, generally start to display the dolls in February and they all take them down immediately after this festival which is on 3rd Mach 2017. Superstition says that leaving the dolls past March 4 will result in a late marriage for their daughter. So, they take down those dolls immediately after this festival i.e. Dolls Day or Girls Day.

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