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Experience Japanese Art and Culture Through This Limited Event at The Westin Tokyo

There are many different ways of introducing Japanese art and culture to people around the world. If you’re a tourist in Japan, you may opt to attend different festivals or events where you can immerse yourself in real Japanese activities. One place where you could do this is The Westin Tokyo (ウェスティン東京), a part of…

How Well Do You Know Kimono Styles? Take a Look at These 3 Common Types

Everyone knows how popular kimono are as a traditional Japanese garment. But do you know that there are actually different types of kimono women in Japan use for certain occasions? A kimono worn during tea ceremonies is different from one worn during weddings, funerals or festivals. Let’s check them out below. Komon Komon literally means…

Japanese Kimono Ceremony to Celebrate Coming of Age

Do you want to drink alcohol such as sake, wine or etc at Japan? You must wait until you are coming of age. When is it? After you reach your twenty years old birthday, you will be allowed to drink alcohol there. So, it means that the time when you turn into 20, there will…

What Type of Kimono Would Suit You Best?

Over the years Kimono has been known as a traditional clothing in Japan most especially for women. It is the most basic common term for traditional Japanese dress. Who would have thought that there are actually various types of Kimonos in Japan and each type has a corresponding meaning behind, depending on the occasion or…