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(2/7 - 3/3) Hina - Matsuri Dolls Display @ the Japan Information Center

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http://www.ny.us.emb-japan.go.jp/en/i2/2014-02-03–03-03_HinaMatsuriDolls.html

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.

Japan Information Center Gallery, Consulate-General of Japan in New York
299 Park Avenue, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10171
Tel: 212-371-8222

Friday, February 7- Monday, March 3, 9:30AM – 4:00PM
(Except for February 17-24 and weekends)
* Please bring photo IDs

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