The Best Japanese Festivals & Events On the Web

               

×
Universal Studios Hollywood - ‘Super Nintendo World’ Opened Feb 17, 2023 (New Video!)
Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirror Rooms - Two of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms-On View at The Broad
2024 - Annual Japan Day Parade & Japan Street Fair (Celebrates Japanese Culture, Art, Tradition & Japanese Food) FREE (See Video)
2024 Fireflies Infinity Mirror Room (Yayoi Kusama's Beloved Installation Re-Opens to the Public: Sept 9, 2023) Phoenix Art Museum
2024 Annual Nisei Week Ondo Festival Event (Community Dance Celebration with Minyo Station) & Closing Ceremony - Little Tokyo, LA (Sunday)
2024 Complimentary Green Tea Service, Japan House (Enjoy a Free Drink & Wi-Fi, Browse Books, & Take in Stunning Views of Los Angeles)
2024 The Samurai Collection (25 Year Collection Focused on Japanese Samurai Armor - Largest Collection Outside of Japan) Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Muller
A Beautiful Japanese Rock Garden in Traditional Japanese Style, USC Campus (Video) Landscape Composed Arrangements of Rocks (Aid for Meditating)
2024 Yayoi Kusama's Longing for Eternity - On View at The Broad
2024 Samurai Splendor: Sword Fittings from Edo Japan (Must-See for Anyone Interested in Japanese Art, History, or Culture) Ongoing Exhibit
2024 The 4th Annual American Craft Sake Festival (Largest Gathering of North American Sake Industry Featuring Brewers from Coast to Coast)
Legendary Japanese Animator Hayao Miyazaki Wins a Golden Globe for film “The Boy and the Heron”
2024 San Francisco Tea Garden Restore 127 Year-Old Pagoda, Golden Gate Park, SF

2024 Hina Doll Display (Celebrating Hina Matsuri Displaying Japanese Hina Doll Sets from February 21 to March 2, 2024)NEW

2024 Hina Doll Display (Celebrating Hina Matsuri Displaying Japanese Hina Doll Sets from February 21 to March 2, 2024)
Click For Location
Date: Sunday, 3 March, 2024       Time: All Day
Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
6688 Southoaks Crescent
Burnaby BC, V5E 4M7
(604) 777-0000
Visit Location Website

Map of Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, 6688 Southoaks Crescent

We will be celebrating Hina Matsuri by displaying Japanese Hina doll sets from February 21 to March 2. Some dolls will be available for purchase. Check out our programs page to learn about cultural programs planned around Hina Matsuri.

Come see our Hina dolls and enjoy taking photos.

Dates
February 21 to March 2, 2024

About Hina Matsuri
Hina Matsuri, also known as Doll's Day or Girls' Day, is a traditional Japanese festival celebrated on March 3rd. The festival is dedicated to the well-being and happiness of girls in the family.

The central focus of Hina Matsuri is the display of Hina-ningyo, which are special dolls representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians, all dressed in traditional Heian period (794-1185) court attire. These dolls are arranged on a tiered stand called "hina-dan" or "hina-ningyo-dan," which often has several levels.

Families with daughters display these intricate doll sets in their homes. It is believed that the dolls have the power to protect girls from evil spirits and bring them good fortune and happiness. The dolls are usually put on display a few weeks before March 3rd and taken down promptly after the festival to avoid any potential bad luck.

During Hina Matsuri, families may also celebrate by making and enjoying special foods and sweets, such as Hina-arare (colorful rice crackers) and Hishi-mochi (diamond-shaped rice cakes).

Disclaimer: Please double check all information provided on our platform with the official website for complete accuracy and up-to-date details.

   

Sunday, 3 March, 2024



Event & Festival Contact

Hina Doll Display-Nikkei National Museum & Cultura

Event Organizer Website


Visit Organizer Website

Get More Details From the Event Organizer

Event Location Website


Visit Location Website

For More Location Details

Share Event & Festivals



Event Information Can Change

Always verify event information for possible changes or mistakes.

Contact Us for Errors

Add Event To Your Calendar

iCalendar
Google Calendar
Windows Live Calendar

Authentic Japanese Gardens (United States)


Best Japanese Gardens

Japanese Rock 'Zen' Gardens (United States)


Best Japanese Rock 'Zen' Gardens

Japanese Teahouses (United States)


Best Japanese Teahouses

Japanese Museum Art (United States)

Japanese Event & Festival Categories