These pretty flags are placed outside homes in Japan on May 5 to celebrate Children’s Day – to wish boys and girls a lifetime of happiness, prosperity, joy and good health.
Hina Matsuri on Behance
Tsurushibina. These are usually displayed during Hina Matsuri (girls day) They are all handmade with chirimen silk or rayon. A little expensive to purchase but such beautiful work. - Nagoya, Aichi
Matryoshka doll paper craft for Hina matsuri（March 3rd）: the Festival of Dolls. Also called Girls' Day Festival. by NanaAkua, via Flickr
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Japan Hinamatsuri. Photo: "Katsuura BIg Hinamatsuri" by blue2342_2nd on Flickr.
Japanese sweets. Art and food are two of my favorite things :)