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2014 / Hina dolls are displayed in Los Angeles

Hina dolls at JCC

Roots of Hinamatsuri or Girl’s Day celebration are placed back to an ancient custom called hina – nagashi, or “doll floating” where people would float dolls down the river to carry away the bad spirits. Today, family with daughters display their heirloom dolls called hina – ningyo, representing the Emperor, Empress, and their attendants...
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