Children’s day(kodomono-hi)


What is Kodomono-hi?

May 5 is Children’s day- kodomono-hi,
Originally it was called Boy’s festival for celebrating boy’s growing-up
but now it has become a day to celebrate children in general.

On this day,families with boys set our dolls for the Boy’s festival
patterned after warriors and heroes,and fly carp streamers.

Kabuto-
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Carp Streamers-
Carp have the strength to even swim up waterfalls and long been taken as symbols of success in life.

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Shoubu-yu

The day also features the practice from long ago of taking a bath with flag.reputed to have medical effect
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Chimaki,Kashiwa-mochi
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it is also essential to make an offering of the traditional Japanese confections of rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo leaves and rice cakes wrapped in oak leaves.

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