START: Sep 7, 2019 END: Sep 8, 2019
Ten Hirokawa workshops and studios will come together to show the beauty and appeal of Kurume kasuri, made with traditional techniques handed down from Edo to the present Reiwa era...
START: Jun 1, 2019 END: Jun 2, 2019
Seven Kurume kasuri studios in Chikugo will be open for viewing to the public to raise awareness about traditional handicrafts. Join dyeing workshops and studio tours and browse di...
Mar 27, 2019
Twenty four manufacturers and wholesalers set up stalls offering a variety of Kurume kasuri products on sale at bargain prices. Thousands of fans of this traditional textile browse...
START: Mar 16, 2019 END: Mar 17, 2019
One of Japan’s largest festivals of Kurume kasuri, the traditional textile of Kurume. Twenty four manufacturers and wholesalers set up stalls offering a variety of Kurume kasuri pr...
Feb 27, 2019
Kurume Kasuri is a traditional textile from the Chikugo region that has been handed down over the generations. It is currently produced in Kurume City, Hirokawa Town (in Yame Distr...
START: Feb 25, 2019 END: Mar 3, 2019
Approximately 30 carefully selected items made with Kurume kasuri fabric will be on display. The Kurume kasuri used have undergone rigorous and specific technical processes as Nati...
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 ...