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Toyohashi-City Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Festival - Hina Festival (Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Matsuri Hina Matsuri)

Date : 01/26/2019 - 03/10/2019


  • Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Festival - Hina Festival (Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Matsuri Hina Matsuri)
  • Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Festival - Hina Festival (Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Matsuri Hina Matsuri)

An expansive exhibition of Hina Festival objects from various historic periods

At this event, the Honjin building that was used as inn for the Daimyo lords transforms into a great display of Hina Dolls in several of their variations: Goten Kazari, Shichidan Kazari, Ichimatsu and Tenjin dolls, all decorating the spaces with hundreds of Tsurushikazari hanging decorations. And at the adjacent Museum building, see old Hina Dolls from the Edo Period, as well as the larger Dairibina and other items such as Ukiyo-e themed on Hina Dolls, earthenware dolls, and much more,

Events

Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Festival - Hina Festival (Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Matsuri Hina Matsuri)

1-Tsurushikazari Hanging Decoration Crafting Course
Date: January 27th (Sunday)
Hours: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Target: Senior High School students or older
Seats: 20 guests (first come-first served on the day of the event).
Material: please bring sewing needle, sewing pins and scissors
Fee: 1,000 yen (requires admission to the museum)
Host: Tsurushikazari-no-Kai Association
Please call the museum in advance to apply.

2-Turn Into Princesses and Princes Experience
(Ohimesama, Otonosama ni Naro)
Wear traditional royal garments and take pictures! Don't forget the camera!
Dates: February 2nd (Sat), 9th (Sat), 10th (Sun), 11th (Mon-holiday), 16th (Sat), 17th (Sun), 23th (Sat); March 3rd (Sun), 9th (Sat)
Hours: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM / 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Target: Girls 90-140cm tall and boys 95-130cm tall (not the currently wearing clothes size, but the actual height)
Fee: Free of charge (requires admission to the museum purchased separately)
First come-first served basis. Reservations not accepted. In case multiple visitors appear at once in a short period of time, all guests will be asked to wait in line - waiting may take over 1 hour.

Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Festival - Hina Festival (Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Matsuri Hina Matsuri)

3-Hina Arare Rice Cracker Distribution
February 24th (Sunday) from 10:00 AM
Giveaway to the first 300 guests (of Junior High School ages or younger).
*: On February 24th (Sunday), admission is free of charge for guests of Senior High School ages or younger.

4-Gagaku Musical Performance
March 2nd (Saturday) from 11:00 AM and 1:30 PM

5-Koto Recital
March 10th (Sunday) from 2:00 PM

EVENT OVERVIEW

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Date : January 26th (Saturday) to March 10th (Sunday), 2019
Holding time : 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (last admission 4:30 PM)
Place : Toyohashi City Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Museum (豊橋市二川宿本陣資料館 Toyohashi-shi Futagawa-Shuku Honjin Shiryokan)
Location : 〒441-3155
65 Naka-machi, Futagawa-cho, Toyohashi-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : Adults 400 yen; Senior High, Junior High and Elementary School students 100 yen
*: Discount available for groups.
*: On February 24th (Sunday), admission is free of charge for guests of Senior High School ages or younger.
Parking : Available, free of charge (cap. 100 cars)
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 0532-41-8580
Holidays : Monday (opens if coinciding with holiday, closing the next day instead), Dec 29 to Jan 1
Traffic restriction : The access road to the museum is off-limits for vehicles larger than micro-buses. For full-sized buses and similar large vehicles, please use the large parking lot of Futagawa-shuku.

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
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ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    15min (1.1km) eastwards walk from Futagawa Station of the JR Tokaido Main Line (board from Toyohashi Station, in turn reachable from Nagoya Station using either the JR Tokaido Main Line (slow) or the JR Tokaido Shinkansen (fastest)).
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 40min (19km) southwards from Toyokawa I.C. of the Tomei Expressway via routes 151, and 1.

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