Gosekku
   'The five seasonal days (sekku)'. After the 7th of the 1st month (nanakusa; seven herbs) these are respectively 3 March (3/3: Momo-no-sekku; Hina-matsuri), 5 May (5/5: Tango-no-sekku; kodomo-no-hi), 7 July (7/7: Tanabata) and 9 September (9/9: Kiku-no-sekku).

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  • Hina-matsuri —     Dolls Festival . The other name, derived from the seasonal day (see Gosekku), is momo no sekku. In modern times Girls Day. Models of dolls in Heian court costume with tiny accessories such as palanquins and tableware are displayed and… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Kiku no sekku —     Chrysanthemum day . The last of the five gosekku days. The main activity is a party for chrysanthemum viewing, sometimes in the grounds of a shrine. The growing of chrysanthemums of all shapes and sizes and modelling of shapes in… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Kodomo-no-hi —     Children s Day or Boy s Day. A boys counterpart to the girls hina matsuri. It takes place every year on the third gosekku, the 5th day of the 5th month (May) and features displays of model samurai armour and helmets as well as gogatsu ningyo; …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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