HINA MATSURI - Japanese Girls’ Day, Doll's Festival

HINA MATSURI - Japanese Girls’ Day, Doll's Festival

Wednesday, 4.3.2009. 18:00
City of Rijeka Museum, Rijeka

"Hinamatsuri (Doll's Festival)" is held on March 3rd. This is a day to pray for young girl's growth and happiness. It is also called "Momo no sekku (Peach Festival)" because of the peach blossom season on the old lunar calendar.

They are usually arranged on a five or seven-tiered stand covered with a red carpet. At the top are the Emperor and Empress. The next step contains three court ladies (sannin-kanjo), followed by five musicians (gonin-bayashi), two ministers (udaijin and sadaijin), and three servants ending the bottom row in a five-tiered display. There are also small pieces of furniture, small meal dishes, and other things.

The exhibition will be open on March the 4th at Museum of Rijeka at 6pm.

Read MoreAdded: 28.02.2009 14:14
Last Modified: 01.03.2009 14:14

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