Exhibition of Japanese Dolls “NINGYŌ- Art and Beauty of Japanese Dolls’’ to launch on February 2 in Bangladesh.

The Japan Foundation in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh will present an exhibition of Japanese Dolls titled “NINGYŌ- Art and Beauty of Japanese Dolls’’ at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.“NINGYŌ” means “dolls” in Japanese. The event will launch on Friday, February 2, and will remain open to visitors till Monday, February 16.

In this exhibition, the themes are divided into 4 sections: “Ningyō to pray for children’s growth,” “Ningyō as fine art,” “Ningyō as folk art,” and “Spread of Ningyō culture.

Japanese Doll
Japanese Doll

This exhibition explores the Japanese doll and its culture nurtured in the history and folklore of Japan with a focus on the ” Ningyō to pray for children’s growth ” used in the seasonal festivals,”Ningyō as fine art ” for appreciation, which is characterized by various techniques, technologies, and styles, ” Ningyō as folk art ” that focus on local diversity and simple beauty,and finally ” Spread of Ningyō culture ” which covers the diversity of dolls continuing to today.

We hope people in Bangladesh will be charmed by the beautiful presentations of the Japanese dolls.



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