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Edo Arts and Culture Festival

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Edo Arts and Culture Festival

Free experience-based programs to guide Japanese traditional culture in English

The event “Edo Arts and Culture Festival” will be held for visitors from overseas at Nihonbashi for 2 days from October 21 and 22, 2017.
There are various traditions and cultures in Nihonbashi, and many people come every year. In order to convey the charm of Nihonbashi to overseas visitors, there are many programs that you can enjoy in English commentary by “Nihonbashi Ambassador” organized by students and working adults who studied history and culture. All programs are free of charge.

Edo Arts and Culture Festival

■ Programs

【1】Nihonbashi Guided Tour –Walk through the main street of the Edo period–
Schedule: October 21 (Sat), 10:30 – 12:30
Admission: Free *Reservation required
Meeting place: NihonbashiTourism Information (Nihonbashi 1-1-1, Chuo-ku)
Capacity:15 people

【2】Nihonbashi Talk Event –Learn the history of Nihonbashi–
Schedule: October 21 (Sat), 18:00 – 20:00
Admission: Free *Reservation required
Location: NICA (PUBLICUSxNihonbashi B1F, NihonbashiOdenmacho13-1, Chuo-ku)
Theme: The Origins of Tokyo
Capacity: 30 people

■ Nihonbashi Experience Workshops

【3】Japanese Paper Fan Painting Workshop
Schedule: October 21 (Sat), 14:00 – 15:30
Admission: Free *Reservation required
Location: Ibasen (NihonbashiKoamicho 4-1, Chuo-ku)
Capacity: 10 people

【4】Japanese Paper Making Workshop
Schedule: October 21 (Sat), 16:00-17:00
Admission: Free *Reservation required
Location: OzuWashi (NihonbashiHoncho 3-6-2, Chuo-ku)
Capacity: 10 people

【5】Japanese Cut Glass Craft Workshop
Schedule: October 22 (Sun), 15:00 – 16:30
Admission: Free *Reservation required
Location: Hanashyo (NihonbashiHoncho 3-6-5, Chuo-ku)
Capacity: 5 people

【6】Edo Cuisine Cooking Workshop
Schedule: October 22 (Sun), 17:00 – 19:00
Admission: Free *Reservation required
Location: OtonaShokudo, Shine Shokudo Laboratory (Creative Hub 131 3F, NihonbashiOdenmacho13-1, Chuo-ku)
Capacity: 10 people

■ Reservations

Please e-mail the following information to by the day before the event.
(1) Name
(2) Nationality & Language
(3) Mobile No.
(4) E-mail Address
(5) Preferred Event
Reservations will be closed after reaching capacity. Please arrive 10 minutes in advance.


▼Meeting place of Nihonbashi Guided Tour

Event Name Edo Arts and Culture Festival
Venue Depends on the event
Dates October 21, 2017 – October 22, 2017
Open Hours Depends on the event
Admission Free
Address 1-1-1 Nihonbashi Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3231-2231

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