Events:

1-30 April Miyako Odori(Cherry Dance), Kyoto
Maiko and geiko dance performances
Advance tickets are available from overseas at:
The performances are being done at Kyoto Art Theater “Shunjuza”(http://k-pac.org/) this year.

25-28 May Azuma Odori, Tokyo
http://www.azuma-odori.jp/ (sorry, Japanese version only)
Geisha dance performances
Tickets will be available after April 14



seasonal flowers:


cherry blossom forecast :
http://sakura.weathermap.jp/ (Japanese version only)  


Thursday, September 22, 2016

The 63rd Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition

The 63rd Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition(日本伝統工芸展) is taking place at Mitsukoshi department store in Tokyo from September 21 to October 3.  The exhibition requires the applicants to create sophisticated design based on high degree of professional skill in Japanese traditional techniques. The exhibition's winning works are available in each venue, but their prices are not indicated.

See the Japan Kogei Association site for further information:
http://www.nihonkogeikai.or.jp/  (Japanese version only)
Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition:
http://www.nihonkogeikai.or.jp/exhibition/honten  (Japanese version only)

The Exhibition will travel through the following venues:

Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi Main Store, Tokyo
September 21-October 3, 2016
Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi Main Store:
http://mitsukoshi.mistore.jp/store/nihombashi/index.html
  
Mitsukoshi Nagoya Sakae Store, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
October 5-10, 2016
Mitsukoshi Nagoya Sakae Store:
http://mitsukoshi.mistore.jp/store/nagoya/index.html

Takashimaya Kyoto Store, Kyoto Prefecture
October 12-17, 2016
Takashimaya Kyoto Store:
http://www.takashimaya.co.jp/kyoto/store_information/index.html

Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecure
October 28-November 6, 2016
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art:
http://www.ishibi.pref.ishikawa.jp/english/index.html

the Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture
November 17-December 4, 2016
The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art:
http://www.pref.okayama.jp/seikatsu/kenbi/en/index_en.html

Shimane Art Museum, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture
December 7-25, 2016
Shimane Art Museum:
http://www.shimane-art-museum.jp/en/
  
the Kagawa Museum, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture
January 2-22, 2017
The Kagawa Museum:
http://www.pref.kagawa.lg.jp/kmuseum/foreign/

Mitsukoshi Sendai Store, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecure
January 25-30, 2017
Mitsukoshi Sendai Store:
http://mitsukoshi.mistore.jp/store/sendai/index.html
 
Mitsukoshi Fukuoka Store, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture
February 3-8, 2017
Mitsukoshi Fukuoka Store:
http://www.m.iwataya-mitsukoshi.co.jp/index.html

Takashimaya Osaka Store, Osaka Prefecture
February 16-20, 2017
Takashimaya Osaka Store:
http://www.takashimaya.co.jp/osaka/store_information/index.html

Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture
February 23-March 12, 2017
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum:
http://www.hpam.jp/

Mitsukoshi Matsuyama Store, Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture
March 14-19, 2017
Mitsukoshi Matsuyama Store:
http://mitsukoshi.mistore.jp/store/matsuyama/index.html