”Hinamatsuri” Doll's Festival at Meguro

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”Hinamatsuri” Doll's Festival at Meguro In Japan, families with girls celebrate March 3rd as a day to wish for their growth and happines, by displaying a set of dolls representing the emperor, empress, their servants, miniture furniture, and so on on a five or seven-tiered stand.

Meguro Gajoen, especially Hyakudan kaidan, one hundred steps which is very gorgeous and wonderful decorated place, displays exhibition of ornamental dolls from 18th January to 10th March.

If you interested in this traditional event and exhibition, I recommend this.

Please refer to the following site for detail:

Introducing different regions every year, the“HYAKUDAN Hinamatsuri”exhibit displays historic ornamental dolls from various prefectures across Japan. Since the first exhibition in 2010, over 550,000 visitors have been graced with the beautiful presence of hina dolls from over 20 regions. Including Kyoto, the Tohoku, Setouchi and Kyushu Regions. From prestigious family heirlooms of daimyos(feudal lords), old families and upper-class merchants to rustic folk toys, the Hina doll culture passed down in different regions come together to create an enchanting world.
“Hina dolls stories of Aomori, Akita, Yamagata”as the main theme, 2019 marks the 10 th anniversary of this event. Including elegant “kokin-bina”(Edo-style and period Hina dolls)passed down through old families, a deluxe Hina doll tiered display of over 2m in height, and miniature Hina doll accoutrements that fit in your hands, masterpiece Hina dolls of varying ages from the towns in Aomori, Akita and Yamagata will assemble at the Registered tangible property, HYAKUDAN KAIDAN. Usually displayed only in their locality, be sure to enjoy the rare opportunity to visit with these wonderful Hina dolls.https://www.hotelgajoen-tokyo.com/event/hinamatsuri2019”Hinamatsuri” Doll's Festival at Meguro

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