'Hina-Matsuri' Girls' Doll Festival Art Exhibition begins Feb 1, at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Last update: 21/01/2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 -- Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH) will host the ‘Hina-Matsuri Girls’ Doll Festival Art Exhibition’ to help guests celebrate Japan’s cultural event known as Girls’ Doll Festival or Hina-Matsuri from Feb 1 to March 26.

KPH is one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, according to a statement.

This highly popular event is held annually and displays some 6,800 magnificent and ornate hanging art ornaments made by hand from old silk cloth. These ornaments are carefully crafted for this exhibition and symbolically reflect the hopes for health and happiness of children.

In addition, peach flowers are featured as a theme for the exhibition, concerts and workshops in this year’s event in keeping with the ‘Peach Festival’ and the belief that peaches lead to longevity as they drive off evil spirits.

Flower-themed works of art exhibition will be held in the 3rd floor Art Lobby area. ‘Exhibition of Flower Vases without Flowers’ displaying vases made of lacquer, pottery, bamboo and other materials will demonstrate the special beauty of vases.

The Japanese painting artist, Masatsugu Ito will display his dynamic paintings of ‘Sakura’ cherry blossoms on traditional Japanese sliding-door panels to show guests the elegant beauty of Japanese paintings.

Meanwhile, flower arrangement artist, Hiroki Maeno will give a lecture regarding the meaning and pleasures of ‘Ikebana’ Japanese flower arrangement twice a month on Wednesday. 

Special menu items commemorating the ‘Hina-Matsuri’ Girls’ Doll Festival will be served at seven of the hotel restaurants and lounge during February and March.

More details at https://www.keioplaza.com.

-- BERNAMA