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Open House & Hinamatsuri Celebration

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come join us to celebrate ひな祭り”Hinamatsuri” on Sunday, March 3rd.

March 3rd is ひな祭り “Hinamatsuri” which is “Grils’ Day” in Japan and we are planning to have some dolls set up and activities relating to Hinamatsuri. Details to be updated on this page and FB page.

 

What’s “Hinamatsuri” or “Girls’ Day”? – Japanese Girls’ Day – also known as the Doll’s Festival – is celebrated on March 3 to pray for the health and happiness of young girls in Japan. Hinamatsuri, the name of the celebration in Japan, is marked by families displaying a set of hina dolls in the house and serving special food delicacies that are ceremonially beautiful and delicious.

The displaying of Hina dolls began in the early 1600s as a way to ward off evil spirits. It was thought that the dolls would act as good luck charms.

The origin of Hinamatsuri most likely dates back to an ancient Chinese practice in which the sin of the body and misfortune are transferred to a doll and then removed by abandoning the doll on a river and have it float away.

This custom, called hina-okuri or nagashi-bina, in which people float paper dolls down rivers late in the afternoon of March 3, still exists in various areas.

Details

Date:
March 3
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Mukai Farm & Garden

Venue

Mukai Farm & Garden
18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Details

Date:
March 3
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Mukai Farm & Garden

Venue

Mukai Farm & Garden
18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
+ Google Map