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Artists' Fair Kyoto 2020

The main events at the Museum of Kyoto Annex and Kyoto Shimbun Building and the satellite event at restaurant Shimogamo Saryo have been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

On Feb. 29 and March 1, the city of Kyoto will dispense with the traditional and embrace the contemporary artworks being displayed and sold at the Artists' Fair Kyoto.

This year's is the third installment of the festival, which involves dozens of young exhibitors who were handpicked from the public or recommended by creative luminaries such as Chiharu Shiota and Kenji Yanobe.

While the fair will take place mainly at the Museum of Kyoto Annex and Kyoto Shimbun Building, there will also be 11 other satellite events around the city. (Yuki Yamauchi)

In line with the nationwide state of emergency declared on April 16, the government is strongly requesting that residents stay at home whenever possible and refrain from visiting bars, restaurants, music venues and other public spaces.