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.
|One day in late March or early April (March 3 according to the old calendar)
|Thursday April 11, 2024
*Please see the official website for details.
|Along the Sendaigawa River (near the Nagashibina Floating Doll Museum)
|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.
|Traditional performing arts
Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.