Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts “Hina-Matsuri” Girls’ Doll Festival Art Exhibition

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– 6,800 Magnificent Hanging Art Ornament Display and Floral Beauty

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 20, 2020

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host an event entitled “Hina-Matsuri Girls’ Doll Festival Art Exhibition” to help guests celebrate Japan’s cultural event known as Girls’ Doll Festival or Hina-Matsuri from February 1 to March 26, 2020. 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. Also, peach flowers are featured as a theme for 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.

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About 6,800 hanging ornaments, each one handmade from kimono and quilt fabrics, and tiered stand of dolls of the Emperor and Empress will be displayed to celebrate the traditional Hina-Matsuri, known as Girls' Day. (Photo: Business Wire)

About 6,800 hanging ornaments, each one handmade from kimono and quilt fabrics, and tiered stand of dolls of the Emperor and Empress will be displayed to celebrate the traditional Hina-Matsuri, known as Girls' Day. (Photo: Business Wire)

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. In addition, 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.

Flower arrangement artist Hiroki Maeno gives a lecture regarding the meaning and pleasures of “Ikebana” Japanese flower arrangement twice a month on Wednesday. Guests can take their flower arrangements home with them to celebrate Girls’ Doll Festival with their families. Moreover, special menu items commemorating the “Hina-Matsuri” Girls’ Doll Festival will be served at seven of our restaurants and lounge during the months of February and March 2020.

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About the Keio Plaza Hotel

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), located in Shinjuku at the very heart of the nation’s capital Tokyo, is one of Japan’s leading international hotels. Our hotel boasts of over 15 restaurants and bars, and we host a wide range of local and international guests who visit us for our welcoming facilities, warm hospitality and unique services that allow them to experience Japanese culture, including wedding kimono experience, tea ceremony and many others. For more information about us, please visit our website, YouTube, Facebook or Instagram.

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Contact:

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
Keiko Kawashima, +81-3-5322-8010
Public Relations Manager
keiko-kawashima@keioplaza.co.jp

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