Arts Council Tokyo
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Approaching Tokyo Tradition

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Short-term Experience Programs Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement), Kimono dressing and Edo Sashimono (traditional Japanese craft)
(Same day program with Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2019)

Let's enjoy and experience Japanese traditional culture together with Japanese gardens.

The experience program such as Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement), Kimono dressing, and traditional Japanese craft will be held at the Hama-rikyu Gardens for foreign visitors. This is a valuable opportunity to come in contact with traditional culture while being in a Japanese traditional garden well known as a metropolitan oasis. Guidance in English is available and guidebooks in Japanese, English, Chinese, or Korean will be distributed to participants.

October 19 (Sat) – 20 (Sun), 2019
Ikebana 11:30-/13:30-/14:30-
* 40 minutes per session, 20 people per session
Kimono dressing 9:30-15:00
*60 minutes per session, About 100 people each day
Edo Sashimono
*40 minutes per session, 8 people per session
Japanese flower arrangement performance (Stage event)
October 19 (Sat) 10:30-11:00/12:30-13:00
Outdoor Booths in Hama-rikyu Gardens
1-1, Hama Rikyu-teien, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0046
Advance application not required
Free of charge
*Japanese traditional craft (Making Chopsticks) will cost 500 yen for each participant.
*Hama-rikyu Gardens admission fee required
Organized by
Arts Council Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture
Supported by and in cooperation with
Tokyo Metropolitan Government