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Japanese Cultural Experience Classes

In an effort to introduce Japanese culture to international residents of Kyoto Prefecture, volunteer groups are holding monthly Japanese Cultural Experience Classes.

Place: Kyoto Prefectural International Center
These classes are aimed particularly at international residents of Kyoto prefecture.



Calligraphy  | Kimono-dressing |Ikebana  |Tea CeremonyOrigami 
Uji Temari 
You can bring a Japanese friend or acquaintance as an interpreter.

書道教室 Calligraphy Class
Dates The first and third Saturdays of every month 15:00-17:00
Fee 300 yen per class
Application No application necessary. The class is open to the first 10 arrivals.
Sumizome Shodo Kai (Hatakenaka)
katufumi703++yahoo.co.jp(++ → @ )

着物着つけ Kimono-dressing
Dates A Saturday of every month 
Fee *Regular lessons - 1,000 yen per class 
 You put on Kimono by yourself.
*Trial lesson - 500 yen per class
 The Instructor dresses you in kimono.
Application Application necessary. Please contact us about the lesson day.
Kyoto・Kimono wo tanoshimu kai ,Matsui
kimono-enjoy++email.plala.or.jp  (++ → @ )

生け花教室(いけばなきょうしつ)  Ikebana Class
Dates The fourth Saturday of every month 14:00-15:30
Fee 1,500 yen per class (including flowers)
Application Application necessary. ※Please apply at least one day in advance.

ikebana.aigetsu62++gmail.com (++ → @ )

Miyuki Ensyuryu Mishina Aigetsu

茶道 Tea Ceremony Class
Dates Please confirm the date and time by e-mail. 
Fee 800 yen per class (including a sweet and powder tea)
Remarks 1.Clothing should be everyday wear.
2.You will be using the open-space tables and chairs to make matcha under the instruction of teachers.
3.The instructor can speak English. 
Application Application necessary. 
※Please apply by E-mail at least a week in advance.

Urasenke Tea Master (Ichiki Souyu)
katsura_sottaku-an1993++nifty.com (++ → @)

折り紙教室  Origami Class
Dates The first Sunday of every month 13:00-15:00
(Except January)
Fee 100 yen per class
Application For groups of 6 or more, application is required.
Welcome to ORIGAMI
okoshiyasu_origami++yahoo.co.jp (++ → @ )

宇治てまり Uji Temari
Dates The second Saturday of every month 13:30~15:30
(Except August, September, December and January)
Fee 500 yen per class
Application No application necessary. The class is open to the first 6 arrivals.
Uji Temari no Kai
TEL: 0774-24-3122


Kyoto Prefectural International Center
B1F Mielparque Kyoto building, Shiokoji Sagaru, Higashinotoin dori,Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
Open / 10:00-18:00
Closed /2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, National holidays, 12/29-1/3
TEL : 075-342-5000 / FAX : 075-342-5050