KIMONO: Fashioning Identities

Special Supplements / Japan Cultural Expo Mar 13, 2020

KIMONO: Fashioning Identities

The kimono — literally "something to wear" — is not only one of Japan's most iconic symbols, but also perhaps one of the most recognizable pieces of clothing in the world. A garment for all occasions, it is surprisingly utilitarian in its functionality.

Rich history seen in Nationwide Programs

Culture | Japan Cultural Expo Mar 13, 2020

Rich history seen in Nationwide Programs

Held across the country in the years before and after the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Junko Kawamura, president of Japan Arts Council, is confident that the Japan Cultural Expo will offer a great opportunity for people from Japan and abroad to appreciate ...