Monday, 18 March 2013


Embassy of Japan will hold lectures and demonstrations on Kimono for three days. The Japanese traditional dress will be presented by Mrs. Mako Hattori as a part of Japanese traditional culture from Tuesday 19 March to Thursday 21 March.

Mrs. Hattori is a renowned Japanese actress, classical dance performer and master of Japanese traditional dance. She has been working energetically to introduce Japanese culture, especially Kimono. Her Kimono lectures and demonstrations have attracted a lot of audiences in many countries. This promises to be a very interesting and informative cultural event that will introduce the audience to the history and beauty of Kimono. 

Details of the event:

Mrs. Hattori's lectures will cover the history of Kimono, its designs/patterns and materials and how to weave it, the different types of Kimono for each occasion and season. After the lecture, there will be a brief traditional dance performance in Kimono. The lecture will conclude with a demonstration of different ways to wear and enjoy Kimono.

Date: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30pm
Venue: Sadu House (in cooperation with Kuwait Textile Arts Association)

Date: Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30pm
Venue: Kuwait University Keyfan campus- Hall #125

Date: Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Time: 11:00 am - 12 noon
Venue: Tourism, Beauty and Fashion Institute – The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training - Theater

For more inquiry please contact the Cultural Section on 25309458

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