Under the autumn night sky, the Japanese candles event "Shimogyo Dento Festival" that you can enjoy at Umekoji Park!
In November, light-up events start at various places in Kyoto City.We introduce an event using Japanese candles that will be held on November 10.It's an event called "Power of Light Shingyo Dento Sai - Dream, Hope, Future -" to commemorate the 140 year anniversary of Shimogyo Ward.From 17 to 19 o'clock on the day, the "lawn yard" and "Suzaku no Niwa" in Umekoji Park will be lit with Japanese candles.Japanese candle is one of the traditional industries in Kyoto.About 3000 Japanese candles are used in this event!These Japanese candles are used at temples and shrines in Shimogyo Ward is reused and revived.Why don't you spend a peaceful time looking at the swaying flame under the clear autumn sky?On that day, Kyoto Aquarium "the Countryside of Kyoto" area and Kyoto Railway Museum "Roundhouse platform" area in Umekoji Park will be open to the public for free, so please check them out as well.*Open for free: Kyoto Aquarium open from 18:30 to 20 o'clock, Kyoto Railway Museum open from 18 to 20 o'clock (The last entrance is until 19:30).Umekoji Park56-3, Kankiji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, KyotoNear JR Umekoji Kyoto Nishi Station*The picture is an image.
Walking through "Kinukake no Michi (Kinukake Road) " ③ Familiarize oneself with the works of modern Japanese-style painters at "Kyoto Prefectural Insho-Domoto Museum of Fine Arts"
Why don't you enjoy art along the "Kinukake no Michi (Kinukake Road)" in the autumn of art?It is located near Ritsumeikan University "Kyoto Prefectural Insho-Domoto Museum of Fine Arts".The works of Insho Domoto, a Japanese-style painter who was active in Kyoto from the Meiji period to the Showa period, are exhibited.You can enjoy the world of impression in the whole building as the artist himself worked on the exterior, interior and detail decoration.A special exhibition called "The World of Ryushi Kawabata - Nihonga of Energy and Innovation -" is being held until November 24.Why don't you open the door of art while strolling along the Kinukake road?Kyoto Prefectural Insho-Domoto Museum of Fine Arts26-3 Hirano-Kamiyanagi-cho, Kita-ku Ward, Kyoto CityNear the city bus stop, Ritsumeikan Universityhttp://insho-domoto.com/index-e.htmlHere is for Walking through "Kinukake no Michi (Kinukake Road) " ① A tourist road connecting Kinkaku-ji Temple, Ryoan-ji Temple, and Ninna-ji Temple.Here is for Walking through "Kinukake no Michi (Kinukake Road) " ② Autumn-colored tea time with freshly baked waffles from "Yamanekoken".
"Chanoyu - Zen and Suki" is being held at "Shokoku-ji Jotenkaku Museum"!
The tea ceremony represents Japanese culture.Do you know that the history was together with Zen?It was built by Yoshimitsu Ashikaga and flourished as the center of Gozan Bungaku (Literature) "Shokoku-ji Temple".A special exhibition called "Chanoyu (tea ceremony) - Zen and Suki (refined taste)" is being held at the adjacent "Jotenkaku Museum".In the Sengoku period (period of warring states), Sen no Rikyu was invited to a tea ceremony held by Nobunaga Oda at Shokoku-ji Temple, which greatly contributed to the formation of the present tea ceremony.In Edo period, new tea ceremony became popular in Shokoku-ji Temple and Rokuon-ji Temple.In this exhibition, masterpieces such as tea utensils that were handed down to Shokoku-ji Temple through various hands are exhibited.It is full of highlights such as "Taihi Sankamon Tenmoku chawan (tea bowl)" which was once owned by feudal lord tea master Fumai Matsudaira.Shokoku-ji Jotenkaku Museum701 Shokoku-ji Monzen-cho, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City10 minute walk from Imadegawa Subway Stationhttps://www.shokoku-ji.jp/museum/exhibition/chanoyu/Image provided by: Shokokuji Jotenkaku Museum
The woodworker chairs are assembled at Ryosokuin! The hands-on exhibition "Sitting and Feel Wooden Chair Exhibition"
A chair on which we sit casually in everyday life.Would you like to go to an interactive exhibition this autumn where you can freely sit and feel one chair at a time made carefully by woodworkers all over Japan?The location is "Ryosokuin, Tatchu of Kennin-ji Temple".It is also known for Zen meditation experience.Sitting in a chair, looking at the garden, and enjoying time seems to follow the spirit of Zen.Limited to 3 days from October 19 to 21st !Why don't you take this opportunity to enjoy yourself conscious of "Sitting on a chair"?Ryosokuin, Tatchu of Kennin-ji Temple591 Komatsu-cho, 4 chome, Shijo Sagaru, Yamato-dori, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City5 minutes walk from Higashiyama Yasui bus stophttps://www.kyotoisu.com
IT'LL START SOON! "Kyoto International Film Festival 2019" full of art and events
Kyoto is said to be the birthplace of Japanese movies.Do you know that various film festivals are held throughout the year?In this article, we introduce "Kyoto International Film Festival".The 6th year in 2019 was held from October 17 to 20th.It is set in various places in Kyoto city such as Yoshimoto Gion Kagetsu, Okazaki Park and Shimabara area.You can enjoy not only movies but also art and events!Why don't you enjoy Kyoto's historic autumn art?https://kiff.kyoto.jp/
Celebratory Exhibition held at "Shokokuji Jotenkaku Museum"!
Established by Yoshimitsu Ashikaga, the "Shokoku-ji Temple" prospered as the center of Gozan literature.The "Jotenkaku Museum" which is adjoined to the temple is holding an exhibition entitled"Kotohogi no bi - Jihō de tsudzuru kisshō."Kotohogi means literally to celebrate through words.It can be said that Japanese Waka (Japanese poetry), Monogatari (stories) and the origins of its culture, were born from this idea of Kotodama (Japanese concept of the spirit of language).As it is now time to celebrate the reign of the new emperor, the Jotenkaku museum will be showcasing craftworks and religious artworks.Starting with famous treasures that have a close connection to the Imperial Household, there are also items from Shokoku-ji Temple, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Ginkaku-ji Temple, which will be displayed with a feeling of celebration.Period I will be held until the 23rd June, while Period II will be held from the 6th July to 16th September.Shokokuji Jotenkaku Museum701 Shokoku-ji Monzencho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi10 minutes walk from Imadegawa Subway Stationhttp://www.shokoku-ji.jp/j_now.htmlImage provided by: Shokokuji Jotenkaku MuseumImage: Kakushigijisonyuukizu Byoubu The left section of a Rokkyokuissou (twin 6-panel screen) (section) Edo Period Shokokujizou
Be impressed by Masterpeices from Shokokuji Jotenkaku Museum
The temples in Kyoto store a large number of precious treasures.However, there has not been much opportunity to see them all at once, which makes this exhibition extra special.The "In Praise of Onko -- Hyakkaryoran・Shokokuji Cultural Circle " exhibition held at Shokokuji Jotenkaku Museum presents you with masterpieces from the Muromachi period.The Shokokuji, Kinkakuji head-tower, and Ginkakuji temples were the culture cultivated by the Shokokuji school, established by the Muromachi general, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu.With the title of the "Shokokuji Cultural Circle", national treasures, ink paintings including important national property from medieval times, from masterpieces of Bokuseki (calligraphy) to the masterpieces of Maruyama Okyo, Ito Jakuchu, Tawaraya Sotatsu and more, are exhibited.The Kyoto intellect is also sympathetic to the concept of praising "Onko" which means "to praise the old".The exhibition is held until March 24th.http://www.shokoku-ji.jp/j_now.htmlPictures provided by: Shokokuji Jotenkaku MusuemPictures: Meikaku-zu, Bunsei-hitsu, Ufuku, Min-jidai (Ming dynasty), Important National Property, Shokokuji Temple Collection
Early Winter Light-Up "Arashiyama Hanatouro"
One of the exciting events of early December would be the "Arashiyama Hanatouro" that is held at Saga ・Arashiyama.Famous natural sightseeing spots such as the Togetsukyo Bridge and the road through the Bamboo Forest will be illuminated with colorful lights.Visiting the place at night will give you the chance to experience another atmosphere, one contrasting with the traditional atmosphere in the afternoon.While walking along the fantasy-like road of the Bamboo Forest, you will feel as though you are walking in another universe.Getting to Arashiyama is convenient as there are many train lines available: including the JR Line, Hankyu Railway and the Randen Tram Line.However, there are very few food and beverage stalls that operate at night so it would be better to have your dinner in the city area.From December 8.http://www.hanatouro.jp/arashiyama/
- Gold leaf stamping experience
- Tsuchi Twist Experience
- Japanese candle painting experience
- Hands-on braiding experience
- Making woodblock postcards
- Mini Japanese umbrella crafting experience
- Kyoto fan painting experience
- Denim Kyo-Yuzen-Zome Experience
- One-Day Kadou (Flower Arrangement) Experience
- Cherry Blossom Tsumami Zaiku Workshop
- Making your very own tegaki cherry blossom yuzen
- Experiencing handmade Kyoto-style confectionery
- Tegaki (hand-painted) Yuzen Experience
- Kyo Zogan Making Experience
- Scented sachet crafting experience, delivered by our craftsmen.
- Hanayui(flower head dress)Photo Plan
- KYOYAKI・KIYOMIZUYAKI Kochi painting
- Tote bag dyeing
- Tsumamizaiku [Pinching-craft] flower box making
- Mizuhiki-zaiku's flower card
- Making original mini lanterns
- Experience carving wooden covers of the stamp book