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Colorful carp streamers flutter at Tokyo Tower on Wednesday. The carp streamers, called koinobori in Japanese, are put up to celebrate Chidren's Day which is celebrated every May 5.

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I plan something special with my son on that day.

I like all these special celebration days in Japan.

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yes go gatsu ningyou, tango no sekku is celebrating boys when hinamatsuri festival of dolls momo no sekku in March3 is celebrating girls. In fact they have two children days one in march for girls and one in may for boys. Don't worry both genders are celebrated equally.

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In fact they have two children days one in march for girls and one in may for boys. Don't worry both genders are celebrated equally.

Except the 5th of May is a public holiday and the 3rd of March isn't. So not really equal.

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Why is "children's day" always focussed on boys?

Aren't girls "children" too?

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