On March 3rd under Japan’s old lunar calendar, girls float a pair of husband and wife dolls on the lid of a rice container together with some sweets to keep away misfortune and pray for good health. The event has been certified as a prefectural intangible folk cultural property.
|Event Dates||One day in late March or early April (March 3 according to the old calendar)|
|Event Details||Saturday, April 22, 2023|
|Location (venue)||Along the Sendaigawa River (near the Nagashibina Floating Doll Museum)|
|Address||32-1 Befu, Mochigase-cho, Tottori-shi, Tottori|
Visitors also welcome to purchase "nagashi-hina" floating dolls and amulets from the HQ or the tent village and take part in the hina nagashi ritual.
|Category||Traditional performing arts|
Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.