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Hina Matsuri: An Event for Girls in JapanHina-matsuri is a Japanese event held on March 3rd to pray for the healthy growth of girls. Hina dolls are displayed, Hina-arare and rice cakes are served, and a party is held to enjoy food and drink such as sake and chirashi-sushi.
February 3rd Is the Day of the Setsubun Festival!Setsubun is a traditional Japanese event to pray for good health and happiness throughout the year. Setsubun is held in various ways at shrines and temples all over Japan, and many people come to pray. Here's an introduction to what Setsubun is all about!
D.C. Japanese Cherry Blossom FestivalEvery year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place in Washington D.C. in the surrounding Tidal Basin. With over 3,000 beautiful trees to see, the National Cherry Blossom Festival depends on the blooming of these trees that typically occurs in March.