The Colourful Festivals of Kyoto

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When:
May 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
2017-05-30T18:30:00+01:00
2017-05-30T19:00:00+01:00
Where:
Lodge Room 11
Freemasons' Hall
60 Great Queen St, London WC2B 5AZ
UK
Cost:
Japan Society members: £9 Non-members: £15

The Colourful Festivals of Kyoto, Japan RoomMost famous for being considered a sacred part of Japan, the old Imperial capital of Kyoto seasonally adds splashes of colour to their city by celebrating up to five hundred annual festivals in and around many of its historical and spiritual attractions. The majority of these festivals were traditionally rituals held to protect Kyoto. This lecture covers 1) the three, major matsuri held in the City of Kyoto each year, 2) some of the lesser-known festivals and their significance and 3) a few of the more unusual festivals held every year. No tickets will be issued

Please let us know if you would like to take an optional tour of the Freemason’s Hall at 5.15 for 5.30pm.

Speaker Pauline Chakmakjian is a Visit Kyoto Ambassador and a writer and speaker on Japanese and British Masonic history.

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To reserve your place, please call the Japan Society office on 020 3075 1996 or email events@japansociety.org.uk or submit the online booking form.

In association with The Japan Room.

Booking essential: Please book online here
Booking deadline: Friday 26 May