The Doll Festival (Step 2) The Doll Festival (Step 2)
By Zoe Nova ReadOasis Step 2 Japan is a land of festivals. And on March 3, Japanese families may celebrate the "Hina Matsuri" or... The Doll Festival (Step 2)

By Zoe Nova
ReadOasis Step 2

Japan is a land of festivals. And on March 3, Japanese families may celebrate the "Hina Matsuri" or Doll Festival. This is also called Girl's Day. On Girl's day, families pray for the health and happiness of their girls. During the Doll Festival, you can see many beautiful dolls on display.

Traditionally, people believed that these dolls had power. The dolls protect girls from trouble and bad spirits. In the past, girls floated the dolls down a river or out to sea....

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