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Bamboo Craft Workshop KISETSU
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Holiday Irregular holidays
Business time 9:00~17:00
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● Traditional bamboo craft in modern Japanese lifestyle
Japanese art of bamboo weaving and plaiting takes full advantage of the strength and flexibility of bamboo strips to produce high-quality baskets. Meet the artisan who went further and challenged himself to create elegant bags using the traditional basket-making technique. The various processes involved in the creation of a hand-woven bag, such as bamboo splitting, weaving, lacquer applying and sewing, are all done by one person with a scrupulous attention to detail. It is said that it takes 3 years to learn how to split bamboo properly: mastering the Japanese weaving and plaiting techniques requires long-time training and effort. 8 basic ways of bamboo weaving unfold into infinite variations of shapes and patterns.

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Watch how a piece of cut bamboo gradually becomes a handwoven bag.

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Reservation deadline: 2days before
Number of participants: 1~7 people
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Price:
1,650yen
Time Required:
about 1 hour

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Hideaki Hosokawa

Hideaki Hosokawa

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1974 Born in Tokyo
2005 Entered the Kyoto School of Traditional Crafts
2007 Graduated from the Kyoto School of Traditional Crafts
2011 Performed a craft demonstration in front of the King and Queen of Bhutan
2014 Winner of the Kyoto City Mayor Bamboo Crafts Award
Winner of the Kyo-mono Youth Competition Grand Prix

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