This festival collects and puts on display used dolls that homes across Japan no longer put out for decoration, after holding a memorial service for them.
Starting with an eight-meter high, 100-stepped doll stage, more than 30 thousand dolls are beautifully displayed.
Also, the dolls were exhibited at Japan House during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games to great success, with long lines of tourists waiting to see the display.
|Event Dates||Mid-February - Early April every year (tentative)|
|Event Details||Please see the official website for details.|
|Location (venue)||Doll Cultural Exchange Center|
|Address||35-1 Tsukinose, Ikuna, Katsuura-cho, Katsuura-gun, Tokushima|
|Category||Traditional performing arts|
Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.