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Dec 21, 2018
The Kurume Kasuri Discovery Tour, organized by Fukuoka Now in conjunction with local government offices and the Kurume Kasuri Cooperative Association, set out to introduce this tra...
START: Nov 10, 2018 END: Nov 11, 2018
Kurume kasuri is a designated important intangible cultural asset of Japan and the Chikugo area in Fukuoka Prefecture is a major producing area of this textile. Twice a year (in Ju...
START: Nov 10, 2018 END: Nov 10, 2018
Join us for a special tour behind the scenes at Kurume kasuri artisan workshops. We’ll witness traditional natural dyeing and textile weaving, and we’ll make our own natural indigo...
START: Sep 8, 2018 END: Sep 9, 2018
This festival will give participants the chance to find out more about Kurume kasuri. A total of 12 workshops and studios will come together for the event, providing a snapshot of ...
START: May 19, 2018 END: May 20, 2018
A new textile atelier will open in Hirokawa this weekend. Mr. Yamamura, who has been weaving Kurume kasuri for over thirty years, will be offering his wares at special prices durin...
Mar 29, 2018
On March 17 & 18, the largest Kurume Kasuri event of the year in which 26 manufacturers and wholesalers came together under one roof to offer a wide collection of Kurume kasuri pro...
START: Mar 17, 2018 END: Mar 18, 2018
This upcoming festival celebrates Kurume kasuri, one of Japan's premier textiles. The event will see manufacturers and wholesalers set up 26 stores offering visitors the chance to....
Feb 15, 2018
A long, decorative piece of textile is hanging from a bamboo rail. Stepping closer, you see that the patterns against the blue background are, in fact, blurred and hologram-like. Y...
START: Feb 3, 2018 END: Feb 3, 2018
Join us for a special tour behind the scenes at Kurume kasuri artisan workshops. We’ll see traditional natural dyeing...
Dec 15, 2017
At first glance, kasuri looks simple. It’s a cotton fabric that comes in various shades of blue with recurring patterns in white. Next to the bright colors of a silk kimono, you’d ...