Mar 5, 2012

Girl's Day Google Doodle





Top 5 facts about the Girl's day:









1. The Japanese Girls' Day is known also as Doll Festival.


2. It is held on March 3. 


3. Platforms covered with a red carpet are used to display a set of ornamental dolls


4. The dolls represente the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period.


5. The song is sung as a celebration of the festival. Its lyrics are as follows:


Akari wo tsukemasho bonbori ni
Ohana wo agemasho momo no hana
Gonin-bayashi no fue taiko
Kyō wa tanoshii hinamatsuri

(English)
Let's light the lanterns
Let's put peach flowers
Five court musicians are playing flutes and drums
Today is a joyful Doll's Festival




via Wikipedia, Google

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