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Dolls' festival

     7:40AM
     
3rd March  cloudiness  It is obscured sky.



     
March 3rd is the day of the Dolls' festival in Japan today.
Families with girls display a set of hina dolls at home and make offerings of Hishimoti and Hina-arare and the peach branch is decorated.


     
Three colors (white, blue, and the peach of the water caltrop rice cake and Hinaarare) show the bud (blue) and the life (peach) of the earth (white) and trees of the snow respectively.
There is a meaning of being able to receive the energy of nature to eat this three color cake and to grow up healthily.



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