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International Festival 2021: Experience Japanese culture

International Festival 2021

On November 20th and 21st, enjoy experiencing unique cultures, while deepening your understanding of other countries!

For more details, please visit the website: https://h-ircd.jp/festa.html

 

Experience Japanese culture with these events! (Nov. 21st)

On the 21st, various events that allow non-Japanese residents to experience Japanese culture firsthand. Check out the times of events in the list below.

 

  • Kimono Wearing Experience

Place: International Conference Center Hiroshima (ICCH), Cosmos 2 (B2F)

Time: ①10:00 am – 11:00 am ②1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Number of Participants: For both ① & ② a max. of 10 people each, 20 in total.

Details:
Event is open to women only. (A participation fee of 500 yen is required. Kimono and all necessary accessories are provided for. Each participant will have a total of 30 minutes to walk around and take photos, etc.)

  • Cool Japan Tea Ceremony

Place: ICCH, Japanese room (3F)

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Details:
Study the style of Ueda Sōko, an ancient tea master who has over a 400 year history in Hiroshima! (A participation fee of 300 yen is required, which covers one bowl of matcha and a traditional sweet.)

  • Try Your Hand at Shodō Using Traditional Style Paper!

Place: ICCH, Cosmos ① (B2F)

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Details:
Try your hand at writing your favorite words using a calligraphy brush on traditional Japanese paper, or post cards, as well as creating the paper yourself! Participation is free so be sure not to miss out!

  • Ikebana Viewing Experience

Place: ICCH, lobby in front of B2F Cosmos

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Details:
View various works from various styles of Ikebana disciplines. Event is free of charge.


How do I apply?

Registration is required for Kimono, tea ceremony, and Shodō experience events. Please call or send an e-mail to the Peace Culture Foundation, International Relations & Cooperation Division to make a reservation (E-mail: festa2021@pcf.city.hiroshima.jp).


Application Period:

Apply between October 25th (Mon.) and November 15th (Mon.)

 

Inquiries:

International Relations & Cooperation Division of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation (Hiroshima Heiwa Bunaka Sentā, Kokusai Kōryū Kyōryoku Ka)  Tel. 242-8879   Fax 242-7452