Every year in Japan, the Hina-Matsuri Doll festival is held on March 3rd. It is a tradition believed to ensure a healthy life and good fortune for young girls. The festival centers around special Hina dolls ( 雛人形 ).
Japan Information Center at the Consulate-General of Japan in New York will display a seven step set-up, which consists of 15 Hina dolls ( 雛人形 ) to celebrate Girls' day.
A seven step set-up consists of chests and household items on the lower step. Above them are three attendants, two ministers, five court musicians, three court ladies, and Emperor and Empress.
- < Location >
Japan Information Center Gallery, Consulate-General of Japan in New York
299 Park Avenue, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10171
- < Date & Time >
Friday, February 7 - Monday, March 3 Friday, March 7, 9:30AM - 4:00PM
* Display Extended through Friday, March 7
* Please bring photo IDs