The Japanese Doll Festival (Hina-matsuri), or Girls’ Day, is held on March 3. Platforms covered with a red carpet are used to display a set of ornamental dolls (hina-ningyō) representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period. (Wikipedia)
Hina doll is on view at Meeting Room of the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036, from Feb. 5 through March 9.
Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12 pm – 7 pm; Wednesdays & Fridays, 12 pm – 4 pm; Second and Fourth Saturdays, 12 pm – 4:30 pm (2/9, 2/23, 3/9)
This is a free exhibit and no reservation is required.
For a large group of 10 or more, contact (323) 761-7510, www.jflalc.org