The Japanese Doll Festival (Hinamatsuri), or Girls’ Day, is held on March 3rd in Japan. This festival is a time to pray for the health and well being of young girls. Most homes with daughters will set up a display of hina dolls. The main dolls used are Odairi-sama (a prince) and Ohina-sama. (a princess) Around the display dedications of peach blossoms, rice cakes and white sake are made.
A picture book about Hinamatsuri – Girls Day.
Junior Fiction about dolls.