Doll Festival 2018

On March 3rd, Japanese people celebrates the Doll Festival 'Hinamatsuri'.

On this day, people decorate Hina Dolls (Emperor and Empress Dolls) and pray for the health and happiness of young girls.

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The Empress is wearing a Jūnihitoe. It means "twelve-layer robe".

Nishijin-ori (西陣織) is a traditional textile produced in Kyoto.

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This color kimono is very special. It is only worn by the Emperor.


Steamed Sushi with Kinshi Tamago (Golden Egg Threads)