Feb 12, 2013

Daruma Doll Market at Shirakawa City, Fukushima

Daruma Doll Market at Shirakawa City, Fukushima

12th February, 2013 | at Shirakawa City, Fukushima

A daruma doll is an ornament shaped like egg with a human face and no hands or legs.
A daruma is a piece of folk art, shaped like Dharma (the founder of a Buddhist sect) seated in a kneeling position, and made from paper mache (paper pasted over wood or bamboo, etc.

It's customary to paint the eyes in on a giant daruma after winning an election.


# For the details, please access to the followings;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.edo265.net/japan/
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://shirakawa315.com/eng/index.html


白河だるま市(福島県白河市)

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