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The “Japan Someori Exhibition” where Japanese clothing products from all over the Japan region gather under one roof will be held at the Kyoto Museum of Traditional Industries

The Kyoto Museum of Traditional Industries (Location: Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Management: Kyoto Industrial Promotion Center Co., Ltd.) will hold the “Japan Sameori Exhibition,” an exhibition that brings together Japanese clothing products such as kimonos and obi that each production area is proud of, for the period from July 26 (Tue) to August 28 (Sun), 2022 with the aim of promoting the value of Japanese clothing, which is a treasure of Japan both domestically and internationally. During the exhibition, various events where you can experience the someori will also be held.

“Japan Sameori Exhibition”
Period: July 26 (Tue) ~ August 28 (Sun), 2022
(Closed: August 23 (Tue) & 24 (Wed))
Opening Hours: 9:00~17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
Venue: Kyoto Museum of Traditional Industries, Special Exhibition Room
(〒606-8343 Miyakomese B1F, 9-1 Okazaki Seikatsuji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto)
Admission: Free

Organizers: National Council of Municipalities in Japanese-Style Producing Areas, Kyoto City, Kyoto Industrial Promotion Center Co., Ltd.
Cooperation: Kyoto Traditional Industry Exchange Center

 

  • From Yamagata in the north to Kagoshima in the south Japan about 30 items such as kimonos and obi that traditional Japanese clothing production areas are proud of all over the country are in Kyoto

The National Council of Municipalities in Japanese-style Dress, which consists of municipalities with traditional Japanese-style production areas nationwide, works closely with and cooperates with each other, and actively promotes initiatives such as the development of new markets and the development of successors in each production area.
As one of its activities, it held the exhibition “Japan no Someori Exhibition”.
This year as well, about 30 Japanese clothing products such as kimonos and obi that each member production area is proud of will gather at the Kyoto Museum of Traditional Industry.
 

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  • Many events such as workshops and demonstrations where you can experience the someori are also held.

During the exhibition, we will hold events such as workshops where you can experience the skills of artisans and demonstrations where you can see the skills of craftsmen up close. In addition, the director of the Kyoto Museum of Traditional Industries will hold an Insta Live. In any case, you can participate without prior registration, so please feel free to participate.

 

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workshop
(1) Coloring Painting Workshop
Dates: Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31, 2022

(2) Making gold bookmarks
Dates: Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7, 2022

(3) Making original washi paper postcards made by learning gold colors
Dates: Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28, 2022

 
performance
8/11 (Thu) Takeshi Maeda (Kyo Komon)
8/13 (Sat) Kyoko Kikuchi (Nishijin Ori)
8/14 (Sun) Minamo Nakayama (Nishijin Ori)
8/20 (Sat) Kyoko Kikuchi (Nishijin Ori)
8/21 (Sun) Minamo Nakayama (Nishijin Ori)

 

  • What is the National Council of Municipalities in Japanese Clothing Producing Areas?

The “National Council of Municipalities in Japanese Clothing Production Areas” is composed of the councils and administrations of municipalities with traditional Japanese clothing production areas throughout the country, and was established in 1974 with the aim of contributing to the promotion of the Japanese clothing industry through mutual cooperation. Currently, it consists of 13 cities, 2 towns and villages.
http://wasoukyou.org

List of | member cities
Yonezawa City, Yamagata Prefecture, Yuki City in Ibaraki Prefecture, Joso City in Ibaraki Prefecture, Kiryu City in Gunma Prefecture, Isesaki City in Gunma Prefecture, Kochiya City in Niigata Prefecture, Tokamachi City in Niigata Prefecture, Goizumi City in Niigata Prefecture, Kanazawa City in Ishikawa Prefecture, Kyoto City in Kyoto Prefecture, Kyotango City in Kyoto Prefecture, Yosano Town in Kyoto Prefecture, Kagoshima City in Kagoshima Prefecture, Amami City in Kagoshima Prefecture, Ryugo Town in Kagoshima Prefecture

| Inquiries
Kyoto City Industry and Tourism Bureau, Creative Industry Promotion Office
〒604-8571 488 Kamihonnoji Mae-cho, Teramachi-dori-Oikegami, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
TEL:075-222-3337   FAX:075-222-3331

 

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