FESTIVALS

January to March

IWAKI TSURUSHI BINA FESTIVAL

This festival was started in recent years as a way of celebrating the Nakanosaku district of Iwaki City, and rejuvenating the area. During the festival, hundreds of decorative items hand-made by local people from chirimen fabric – the fabric used to create kimonos
These Tsurushi Bina decorations are traditionally given to young girls on Girls’ Day, in March. They come in all shapes and sizes, but in Fukushima I have seen lots of decorations shaped like animals and vegetables.

Information

Location
Seikoukan, Nakanosaku district Iwaki city
Date
Every early February
Entrance Fee
100yen

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