Category: Traditional Arts

Hina no tsurushi kazari Festival 2019

The Tradition dates back to the latter part of the Edo period and is unique to the Inatori area. Older…

Chofu Doll’s Festival(Hinamatsuri) 2019

During the event, Hina ornaments and Hina dolls are exhibited in Castle town Chofu district.

Kite-flying contest at Tsuda no Matsubara 2019

The lovers who had a kite of boast from the outside of within the prefecture gather. The tradition kite “Masuika”…

kounosubina 2019

Kōnosu earned the nickname “Doll Town” for its many “Hina Ningyou” (a type of Japanese doll) factories. ・The Elumi Konosu…

Oigami Onsen Bikkuri Hina doll Festival 2019

5,000 Hina dolls are displayed on the 15-tiered stand in 6.7 meters wide and 3 meters high. ※Participation fee is…

Shirakawa Daruma Ichi 2019

Daruma Ichi is held on Foundation Day in February of each year. During this festival, daruma (traditional papier mache dolls)…

Kawasaki Daishi Setsubun-e

On the Setsubun day, the traditional end of winter, Mamemakishki, a bean-scattering ceremony, is conducted, and it makes an impressive…

The Mary Ainsworth Collection(Osaka)

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The Mary Ainsworth Collection(Shizuoka)

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Koinobori by Gunjo Dyeing 2019

It is a true symbol of winter of Gujo performed at the coldest season. *Carried out on January 20 and…

Katsuura Grande Hinamatsuri 2019

“Hina (Ornamental) dolls” of 30,000 or more bodies is decorated by Katsuura inner every place, and a town is Hinamatsuri…

Tenryo Hita Hina Festival 2019

Old houses in Mamedamachi and Kumamachi will display their hina dolls during this festival.

Sadokoku Aikawa Hinamatsuri 2019

It is an event that decorates an old-fashioned Hina doll in 50 exhibition halls such as private houses, shops, hotels,…

Aizu Candle with pictures Festival 2019

The candles in which the flower of the season of a chrysanthemum, a peony, etc. is drawn are Aizu’s traditional…

Inshu-Washi lamp Exhibition 2019

Washi is traditional Japanese paper. The word “washi” comes from wa meaning ‘Japanese’ and shi meaning ‘paper’. The term is…

The Mary Ainsworth Collection(Chiba)

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THE PERPETUAL WORLD OF HOKUSAI

The representative works of artist Hokusai include the Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji series of landscape woodblock prints—which includes the…

Lineage of Eccentrics: The Miraculous World of Edo Painting

This exhibition, based on art historian Nobuo Tsuji’s 1970 book, Lineage of Eccentrics, will be the definitive examination of “eccentric…

Cute and Funny Ukiyo-e

Will be closed on January 7, 15, 21

Aomori Lights & Paper Pageant 2018/2019

In the snow-covered landscape of monotone, contrast of bright colors and shading and light paper weave is the illumination that…

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