Hello, it is Mio.
It's rather cold today, but I think it will be fairly warm next month.
Moreover, toward the end of March the cherry blossoms in Miyajima come into bloom.
The followings are the events held on Miyajima in March.
Kiyomori Taira (1118 - 1181) was the man who built the foundation of the prosperity of Miyajima. Kiyomori Festival is held to praise his achievements every March.
There are various events such as a historical parade and ancient Japanese court dance and music.
Place: Itsukushima shrine and Kiyomori shrine
Date: 20th March, 11 am (court dance and music)
23rd March, 1 pm (parade from the pier to Itsukushima shrine)
■Hina Doll Festival
This is a traditional Japanese spring event.People display the dolls to pray for the healthy growth of girls.
You can see the antique dolls on display at over 30 locations throughout Miyajima.
Place: *Pick up a free event map and directions from English speaking volunteers at Miyajima pier.
Date: 25th March - 3rd April
■SETOUCHI SHIMANOWA 2014(an exposition of islands in Seto Inland Sea)
This is a event held on the islands and waterfront areas of Hiroshima and Ehime. Over 100 renewed and updated sightseeing programs are planned in each area such as cycling, art, sea foods and so on.
Miyajima is also one of the area and there is the opening ceremony in front of Miyajima ferry terminal.
Place: Miyajima terry terminal
Date: 21st March 10:00 am-6:00 pm, 22nd March 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The detail of SETOUCHI SHIMANOWA2014