Monday, March 3, 2014

Doll‘s Festival

“Hinamatsuri (Doll‘s Festival)” is held on March 3 to pray for young girl's growth and happiness. Each family sets up a display of Hina dolls clothed in colorful kimono © Motoko Shimizu

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Michio Mado

Michio Mado, a Japanese poet, passed away on the 28th at age 104.
All Japanese kids grew up with the children songs he wrote lyrics. The most famous song is “Zo-san” (Little elephant).