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The 31st Japantown Kimono Day Photo

The 31st SF Japantown Kimono Day was held on January 12th, Sunday.

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Come dance with the Awa Dance Festival Group of San Francisco!

What is Awa Dance?
Awa Dance, or "Awaodori," is one of the most wellknown
Japanese traditional dances. It
originated in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan, and has 400 years of history. Awaodori includes
dancers and musicians that perform with traditional costumes and instruments.



Public Performance: April 20th, 2014
We're going to join the grand parade of the
Cherry Blossom Festival, and then perform at the Peace Plaza in Japantown.
If you are interested in traditional dance and instruments, please join us. Beginners are welcome!

◆ Practice
Place: YamaSho Restaurant
1161 Post St., San Francisco
http://www.yamasho-sf.com/
Time : Second and fourth Sundays
of every month from 1 PM - 3PM

◆ Contact
Association of people from Tokushima Prefecture, NorCal Awaodori Group
Organizer: Rimiko Berreman
Email: ncal.awakko@gmail.com
Blog : http://bayarea-awakko.blogspot.com


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The 30th SF Japantown Kimono Day- Photo

The 30th SF Japantown Kimono Day was held on November 10th, Sunday.

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The 31st Japantown Kimono Day

Put on a kimono and come to Japantown for dining and shopping!

The 31st “Japantown Kimono Day”
Date:Jan. 12th 2014 from 10:00 am

The front desk and performance place is now located on the 2nd floor of Kinokuniya Building.
Please make sure to come to the 2nd floor to sign in.

Workshop: "KAKIZOME"
Japanese calligraphy at the beginning of the year
from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at the 2nd floor of Kimokuniya Building


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There are no special rules. All you do is to put a beautiful kimono of yours
(or ours to those who rent) and have a good time in Japantown. So, just come join us!
- We welcome persons who would like to enjoy themselves in kimono.
- We help you put on a kimono if you don’t know how to. (Charge)
- You can select a kimono from a wide range of our kimono collection.
(from $30/kimono)
- For both kimono rental and help of putting on a kimono, you get up to 20% off.
- We have kimonos available for men as well.

Japantown businesses and restaurants support our Kimono Day.
For customers in kimono, Japantown shops and restaurants will have a gift.
Sponsors:  IZUMIYA、SANKO、KINOKUNIYA BOOKSTORE、ASAKICHI、
NEAT ASIAN THINGS、CAFE HANA、SHIKI、NIJIYA SUPERMARKET、
TAKARA RESTAURANT、ISOBUNE、MIFUNE BISTRO、KISSAKO TEA、ANDERSEN、
NEGISHI JEWELRY、TAN-TAN、KATSURA GARDEN、MAIDO、SOU SOU、
SOPHIE’S CREPES、FUJIYA COSMETICS、KUSHITSURU、YAMASHO、
TEA STOP CAFÉ、NIPPON-YA、KOHSHI (Master of Scents),
SAKURA SAKURA,

Please register with us in advance.
Please let us know, by email, if you would like to join us for Kimono day.
We’ll give you detailed information.
If you need help with putting on a kimono and/or you need to rent a kimono,
send us an email in advance. For more information: junko.kimonoday@gmail.com


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