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Entries in more kyoto workshops (2)

Friday
Jul222011

bound in japan, a very cool book-making workshop

i love love love the idea behind the project, which is coming to kyoto!

http://boundinjapan.com/schedule/kansai/

unfortunately i won't be in town, but if you can attend, you should!

in kyoto, the workshops will be at we are one kyoto which looks like a fantastic place in its own right.

Tuesday
Mar102009

more resources for hands on workshops

kyoto prefecture vistors guide has a website that lists lots of craft activities that you can try in the kyoto area, with addresses, hours, and contact information. the best source i've found.

the association for promotion for traditional craft industries has a website with links to a wide variety of traditional crafts throughout japan at http://www.kougei.or.jp/english/

the kyoto visitor guide is a monthly magazine with sightseeing information, including current dates for markets and other seasonal events.

the kippo website also has an extensive list of links to places throughout the kansai region where you can experience traditional crafts and cultural activites.