Japanese Doll Festival in Brattleboro, Vermont
The Asian Cultural Center of Vermont will be hosting the Hina-Matsuri Doll Festival of Japan on Sunday afternoon, March 9, 2008 from 1 to 4 PM. The event features a doll exhibition of dolls wearing imperial court costumes from the Heian period of Japan (8th-12th centuries). Guests of all ages are invited to learn origami doll making, a Japanese song, calligraphy, haiku poetry, and how to wear a kimono. They will also have the opportunity to have their picture taken in a kimono with the doll display. Following will be a bamboo flute concert for children. C.X. Silver Gallery, 814 Western Avenue, West. Brattleboro.
www.asianculturalcentervt.com or (802) 257-7898
Edited by Ellen Schofield