Tradiciones de Hinamatsuri de los Nima-kai

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Todos los años, se celebra el 3 de marzo en Japón y en las comunidades nikkei de todo el mundo el Hinamatsuri (Día de las Niñas). Traducido literalmente como “festival de las muñecas”, las familias con hijas pequeñas celebran este evento exhibiendo hina-ningyo , que son muñecas especiales para la ocasión. Existen además comidas especiales relacionadas con el Hinamatsuri como hishimochi , chirashi-zushi y hina-arare . Descubra a los Nikkei recopiló fotos para compartir las tradiciones de Hinamatsuri de nuestra comunidad nikkei internacional.  Te recomendamos usar la vista de presentación de diapositivas para ver las fotos que ha compartido nuestra comunidad Nima-kai. *Presentado en colaboración con el Centro Cultural y Comunitario Japonés Americano y el Museo Nacional Japonés Americano .

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Hina-ningyo de la Infancia

Enviado por: Jane Shohara Matsumoto (Los Ángeles, California, Estados Unidos)

Este juego de muñecas fue comprado por mi madre en Tokyo, Japón, cuando yo era una niña pequeña. Nací en Tokyo, mientras mi papá estaba destinado allí con el Ejército de los Estados Unidos, y posteriormente para el gobierno estadounidense. …

Hina-ningyo from Childhood
Contributed by: JaneShoharaMatsumoto

Heirloom O-Hinasan Set from Iris Teragawa

Submitted by: Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (Los Angeles, California, USA)

This amazing Hina-ningyo set was donated to the JACCC by Iris Teragawa. Her father was an early founding Board member of the Center.

When Iris was presented with this heirloom, she annually set it up in her …

Heirloom O-Hinasan Set from Iris Teragawa
Contributed by: JACCC

Hinamatsuri in Hawaii

Submitted by: Alice Nakagawa (Mililani, Hawaii, United States)

This is a photo of my daughter when she was in grade school. It's significant because this is the same Hina doll display I grew up with when I lived in Southern California.

Hinamatsuri in Hawaii
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Hinaningyo do Pavilhão Japonês

Enviado por Museu Histórico da Imigração Japonesa no Brasil (São Paulo, Brasil)

O símbolo do Hina matsuri é o Hinadan, no acervo do pavilhão há um belo exemplar desta peça, com cerca de 1,60 m de altura, que chamava a atenção de todos os visitantes.

Durante os dias 15 e …

Hinadan - Hina Matsuri 2008
Contributed by: mhijb

Hina Ningyo of Konishi Family, Kyoto

Submitted by: Jane Shohara Matsumoto (Los Angeles, California, USA) via Yuko Shimizu (Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan)

Photo 1 of 3: Hina Ningyo of Konishi Famiy, Kyoto

My friend was a T.A. at UCLA's Japanese Language department when I first met her. After I graduated, we stayed in contact as she continued …

Hina Ningyo of Konishi Family, Kyoto
Contributed by: JaneShoharaMatsumoto

Hina Ningyo (Emperor & Empress) of Konishi Family, Kyoto

Submitted by: Jane Shohara Matsumoto (Los Angeles, California, USA) via Yuko Shimizu (Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan)

Photo 2 of 3: Hina Ningyo (Emperor & Empress) of Konishi Family, Kyoto

My friend was a T.A. at UCLA's Japanese Language department when I first met her. After I graduated, we stayed in contact as …

Hina Ningyo (Emperor & Empress) of Konishi Family, Kyoto
Contributed by: JaneShoharaMatsumoto

Hina Ningyo (close-up) of Konishi Family, Kyoto

Submitted by: Jane Shohara Matsumoto (Los Angeles, California, USA) via Yuko Shimizu (Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan)

Photo 3 of 3: Hina Ningyo (Close-up) of Konishi Family, Kyoto

My friend was a T.A. at UCLA's Japanese Language department when I first met her. After I graduated, we stayed in contact as she …

Hina Ningyo (close-up) of Konishi Family, Kyoto
Contributed by: JaneShoharaMatsumoto

Family heirloom: O-hina-san set

Submitted by Kyoko Oshiro (Monterey Park, California, USA)

Two sisters, Melody and Kate, living here in SoCal each have elaborate family heirlooms that they display yearly at Hinamatsuri. Gifted from family in Japan.

Family heirloom: O-hina-san set
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Family heirlooms - O-hina-san set & craft project

Submitted by: Kyoko Oshiro (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Next to the family heirloom O-hina-san set are charming children’s craft project made for Hinamatsuri

Family heirlooms - O-hina-san set & craft project
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Working My Way to the Top

Submitted by: Grace Kawahira (Mountain View, California, USA)

This picture was taken when I was a 1 year old in 1962 in Los Angeles. It was a precursor to a few unexpected adventures I would have in my life!

Photo credit: Hideo Kawahira

Working My Way to the Top
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Throwback to Hinamatsuri at JANM!

Submitted by: Joy Yamaguchi (Long Beach, California, USA)

This is my friend, Emily, and me at JANM in front of a display of hina-ningyo in (I think!) 1999. With the name tags we're wearing, it looks like we just visited the museum exhibition so it's a fun full circle to be able …

Throwback to Hinamatsuri at JANM!
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Snoopy Hina-ningyo set + guest

Submitted by: Megan Kuroki (Torrance, California, USA)

My mom saw this set in a shop window in Tokyo decades ago while biking home after grocery shopping. As she tells it, she pedaled furiously home, threw the groceries in the fridge, turned around and pedaled back to the shop, where she …

Snoopy Hina-ningyo set + guest
Contributed by: editor

Kokeshi Doll Collection

Submitted by: Anita Scussel (Traverse City, Michigan, USA)

I enjoy discovering kokeshi dolls in resale shops and estate sales. I like the artist’s interpretation of facial expressions and clothing. They are all just so sweet and make me smile!

With Covid-19 isolation right now, it is really just myself and …

Kokeshi Doll Collection
Contributed by: editor

Asian doll collection

Submitted by: Anita Scussel (Traverse City, Michigan, USA)

I am a doll collector and have a wide variety of dolls of varied cultures. This collection consists of dolls I have rescued from resale shops. They all have varied issues from either playtime accidents or simple disrespect of the doll’s value. …

Asian doll collection
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Handmade Hinamatsuri set, created at the Amache concentration camp

Submitted by: Japanese American National Museum

Photo 1 of 2: Handmade Hinamatsuri Set

The handmade Hinamatsuri set was created by Tomi Kusumi for the March 3, 1943 Girl’s Day at the Amache concentration camp. When faced with forced removal to Santa Anita in 1942, Tomi carried with her crochet yarn …

Handmade Hinamatsuri set, worked at the Amache concentration camp
Contributed by: JANM

Tomi Kusumi working on the Hinamatsuri set at Santa Anita in 1942

Submitted by: Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Photo 2 of 2: Tomi Kusumi makng the Hinamatsuriset at Santa Anita Assmbly Center

The handmade Hinamatsuri set was created by Tomi Kusumi for the March 3, 1943 Girl’s Day at the Amache concentration camp. When faced with forced removal …

Tomi Kusumi working on the Hinamatsuri set at Santa Anita
Contributed by: JANM

Family Hina Set

Submitted by: Eryn Tokuhara (Los Angeles, California, USA)

My grandmother gifted me this set when I was born, and my mom set it up this year for the first time in many years. This picture shows my niece, Aly, sitting in front our family dolls.

Family Hina Set
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Current Hinamatsuri display (2021)

Submitted by: Tamiko Nimura (Tacoma, WA, USA)

Photo 1 of 3: Current Hinamatsuri display (2021)

Though I did not grow up celebrating Girls’ Day, I wanted to share this special tradition with my daughters. I was very lucky to inherit this family set from my auntie. Some of these dolls …

Current Hinamatsuri display (2021)
Contributed by: tnimura

Hinaningyo set with my Auntie Nesan

Submitted by: Tamiko Nimura (Tacoma, WA, USA)

Photo 2 of 3: the original set of dolls with my Auntie Nesan 

This is a baby picture of my oldest auntie (my Auntie Nesan), next to the original set of dolls, circa 1926. For years I had thought that my family burned …

Hinaningyo set with my Auntie Nesan
Contributed by: tnimura

Me and my sister Teruko with our family set dolls

Submitted by: Tamiko Nimura (Tacoma, WA, USA)

Photo 3 of 3: Me and my sister Teruko with our family set dolls

Here is a picture of me and my sister Teruko with our family set dolls at my Uncle Hiroshi’s and Auntie Sadako Kashiwagi’s house, circa 1978.

Me and my sister Teruko with our family set dolls
Contributed by: tnimura

いつものひな祭り

投稿者: 田中咲希 (日本)

あまりいい写真が取れなかったので簡単な絵にしてみました。私は日本生まれ日本育ちで、日系ではありませんが、(カリフォルニア大学留学やその他留学生交流会を参加していたことから)大学で日系の留学生や生徒と交流し友人になる機会が多かったです。日本に住んでいると、これらの文化は当たり前でいつもなんとなく祝っていました。しかし、日系コミュニティーの方々は、他国にいるからこ彼らのheritageをすごく大切にしている姿を見てとても感銘を受けています。彼らから日本文化の素晴らしさを再確認している姿を描いてみました。 

いつものひな祭り
Contributed by: editor

Origami hina-ningyo

Submitted by: Irene and Arlene (Seattle, Washington, USA)

A friend in Los Angeles sent the origami link from JACCC’s Hinamatsuri website to her friend in Seattle. She in turn, forwarded to a local friend with two young daughters. Together, they completed the origami project and displayed it with their own …

Origami hina-ningyo
Contributed by: editor

Kiyoko Stewart (Sakano) Collection - 3

Submitted by: Casey Welch, Covington, Kentucky, USA

Photo 3 of 4: Hina ningyo

My grandmother, Kiyoka, brought these dolls with her from Nagoya, Japan, when she emigrated to the US in the 1950s. Unfortunately, the platform and a few of the dolls were damaged in storage; but—luckily—we still have most of …

Kiyoko Stewart (Sakano) Collection - 3
Contributed by: editor

Kiyoko Stewart (Sakano) Collection - 4

Submitted by: Casey Welch, Covington, Kentucky, USA

Photo 4 of 4: Hina ningyo (closeup)

My grandmother, Kiyoka, brought these dolls with her from Nagoya, Japan, when she emigrated to the US in the 1950s. Unfortunately, the platform and a few of the dolls were damaged in storage; but—luckily—we still have most …

Kiyoko Stewart (Sakano) Collection - 4
Contributed by: editor

Kiyoko Stewart (Sakano) Collection - 5

Submitted by: Casey Welch, Covington, Kentucky, USA

Photo 4 of 4: Hina ningyo (closeup)

My grandmother, Kiyoka, brought these dolls with her from Nagoya, Japan, when she emigrated to the US in the 1950s. Unfortunately, the platform and a few of the dolls were damaged in storage; but—luckily—we still have most …

Kiyoko Stewart (Sakano) Collection - 5
Contributed by: editor

Girls' Day 1976

Submitted by: Michelle Kyomi Botros (Long Beach, California, USA)

This photo was taken at the old Sumitomo Bank in Torrance, California on Girls' Day in 1976 when I was 3 years old. It is special to me because I want to share my culture and heritage with my daughters.

Girls' Day 1976
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Shichigosan - My daughter Emi

Submitted by: Lisa Koizumi

Photo 1 of 4: Shichigosan - My daughter Emi

This photo is actually from her Shichigosan 9 years ago in Japan. We always display these photos ((shichigosan photos) with our Hinamatsuri doll display at home which we did this year as well as made homemade mochi. 

Photos …

Shichigosan - My daughter Emi
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Hishimochi

Submitted by: Lisa Koizumi

Photo 2 of 4: Hishimochi

We always display these photos (my dauther's shichigosan photos) with our Hinamatsuri doll display at home which we did this year as well as made homemade mochi.  

Hishimochi
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Hinamatsuri Kokeshi Dolls

Submitted by Lisa Koizumi

Photo 3 of 4: Hinamatsuri Kokeshi Dolls

We always display these photos (my dauther's shichigosan photos) with our Hinamatsuri doll display at home which we did this year as well as made homemade mochi.  This is a photo of our hinamatsuri kokeshi dolls from Japan.

Hinamatsuri Kokeshi Dolls
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Hinamatsuri sashiko sampler

Submitted by Lisa Koizumi

Photo 4 of 4: Sashiko sampler

This is a picture of a Hinamatsuri sashiko sampler I made for my daughter this year.

Hinamatsuri sashiko sampler
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Happiness is Celebrating Girls' Day

Submitted by: Elaine Koyama, Los Angeles, California, United States

This is a snapshot of my now-adult daughter Kristen at age 5. Her Nisei grandparents gifted both Kristen and her cousin Lora each with a set of Hinamatsuri dolls to share the cultural heritage of our Japanese roots. We enjoyed having …

Happiness is Celebrating Girls' Day
Contributed by: editor

Hinamatsuri dolls - Sannin Kanjo or the Three Court Ladies

Submitted by: Keiko Moriyama, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Photo 1 of 4: Sannin Kanjo or the Three Court Ladies

A few years after my parents’ passing, I came across an old tattered box tucked away in the far corner of their garage. What a delightful surprise when I discovered nine …

Hinamatsuri dolls - Sannin Kanjo or the Three Court Ladies
Contributed by: editor

Hinamatsuri dolls - Court Musicians and Entertainers

Submitted by: Keiko Moriyama, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Photo 2 of 4: Court Musicians and Entertainers

A few years after my parents’ passing, I came across an old tattered box tucked away in the far corner of their garage. What a delightful surprise when I discovered nine Hinamatsuri dolls …

Hinamatsuri dolls - Court Musicians and Entertainers
Contributed by: editor

Hinamatsuri dolls - Daijin or the Two Ministers

Submitted by: Keiko Moriyama, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Photo 3 of 4: Daijin or the Two Ministers (always an Elder Minister and a Junior Minister) who acted as bodyguards for the Emperor and Empress

A few years after my parents’ passing, I came across an old tattered box tucked …

Hinamatsuri dolls - Daijin or the Two Ministers
Contributed by: editor

5-year-old Me in front of Hinamatsuri display

Submitted by: Keiko Moriyama, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Photo 4 of 4: 5-year-old Me in front of Hinamatsuri display

A few years after my parents’ passing, I came across an old tattered box tucked away in the far corner of their garage. What a delightful surprise when I discovered …

5-year-old Me in front of Hinamatsuri display
Contributed by: editor

Remembering Mom

Submitted by Mary Sunada

Photo 1 of 2: Remembering Mom - Me and her five tier Hina set of dolls 

Living in America, my mom would celebrate all her Japanese traditions. Her favorite was Hinamatsuri on March 3rd. Mom would dress me in a traditional Japanese kimono with a kanzashi …

Remembering Mom - Me and her five tier Hina set of dolls
Contributed by: jsunada

Remembering Mom - Hina doll set

Submitted by Mary Sunada

Photo 2 of 2: Remembering Mom - Hina doll set

Living in America, my mom would celebrate all her Japanese traditions. Her favorite was Hinamatsuri on March 3rd. Mom would dress me in a traditional Japanese kimono with a kanzashi in my hair, getas on my feet …

Remembering Mom - Hina doll set
Contributed by: jsunada

Leslie & Noelle in front of hina ningyo set in 1983

Submitted by: Barbara, Leslie, and Noelle Ito (Pasadena, California, United States)

On Girls Day, March 3 last week Leslie unpacked the pieces of their exquisite 7-tier hina ningyo set while on live interview recollecting these memories with Go Little Tokyo. Shown here are the two sisters, Leslie, 8yrs and Noelle, …

Leslie & Noelle in front of hina ningyo set in 1983
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A Family Affair - Lora wearing kimono with grandma

Submitted by Arlene Nakamura (Alhambra, California, United States)

Photo 1 of 4: Lora wearing kimono with grandma

Without our Nisei parents, John & Mitsuko Yamamoto, their granddaughters would only be reading about Hinamatsuri in books. Luckily for our daughter Lora & her cousin Kristen, they received these beautiful kimonos along …

A Family Affair - Lora wearing kimono with grandma
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A Family Affair - Our daughter Lora

Submitted by Arlene Nakamura (Alhambra, California, United States)

Photo 2 of 4:  Our daughter Lora with kimono

Without our Nisei parents, John & Mitsuko Yamamoto, their granddaughters would only be reading about Hinamatsuri in books. Luckily for our daughter Lora & her cousin Kristen, they received these beautiful kimonos along …

A Family Affair - Our daughter Lora
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A Family Affair - Lora & Kristen

Submitted by Arlene Nakamura (Alhambra, California, United States)

Photo 3 of 4:  My daughter Lora and her cousin Kristen

Without our Nisei parents, John & Mitsuko Yamamoto, their granddaughters would only be reading about Hinamatsuri in books. Luckily for our daughter Lora & her cousin Kristen, they received these beautiful …

A Family Affair - Lora & Kristen
Contributed by: editor

A Family Affair - with grandparents

Submitted by Arlene Nakamura (Alhambra, California, United States)

Photo 4 of 4:  Lora & Kristen with grandparents

Without our Nisei parents, John & Mitsuko Yamamoto, their granddaughters would only be reading about Hinamatsuri in books. Luckily for our daughter Lora & her cousin Kristen, they received these beautiful kimonos along …

A Family Affair - with grandparents
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Izumi with Hinamatsuri dolls

Submitted by: Noël Mika (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Our family celebrates Hinamatsuri every year with the dolls that have been passed down from my obaachan for generations. We love sharing about this family tradition with our kids and community.

Izumi with Hinamatsuri dolls
Contributed by: editor

Hinamatsuri - Kokechis en pandemia

Enviado por: Hajime Sanguinetti Tachibana (Valparaíso, Chile)

Para mi es importante reflejar lo que el mundo está padeciendo en la actualidad, afectado por un virus que se ha propagado por los cinco continentes y nada mejor que expresarlo de forma artística en este tipo de festividad, cuya tradición es mostrar …

Kokechis en pandemia
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Hinamatsuri - Orden piramidal

Enviado por: Hajime Sanguinetti Tachibana (Valparaíso, Chile)

A pesar de que se trata de muñecas, se intenta hacer representación piramidal, para darle un estilo arquitectónico moderno como asimismo hacer una composición diferente ya que a pesar que existen ciertas tendencias en cómo se ordenan, la idea es innovar e ir …

Orden piramidal
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San Fernando Valley Japanese Comminity Ctr Girl Scouts Troop 1466

Submitted by: Akiko Manaka (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Troop 1466 learned about Girls Day and made Chirashi sushi. 

San Fernando Valley Japanese Comminity Ctr Girl Scouts Troop 1466
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Chirashi-zushi

Submitted by: Vicky Murakami-Tsuda (Gardena, California, United States)

For Hinamatsuri this year, the JACCC (Japanese American Cultural & Community Center) in Los Angeles organized special chirashi-zushi sets. It also came with cha-soba, sakura mochi, and non-alcoholic amazake.

Since Hinamatsuri fell on a Wednesday this year, pick-ups were in …

Chirashi zushi
Contributed by: vkm

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