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Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement), Edo Sashimono (Making chopsticks), Kimono dressing

  • Japanese Traditional Art ,
  • Workshop

Let’s enjoy and experience Japanses traditional culture in the Hama-rikyu Gardens.
The workshops of Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement), Edo Sashimono (Making chopsticks) and Kimono dressing will be held at the Hama-rikyu Gardens. This is a valuable opportunity to come in contact with traditional culture in a Japanese traditional garden well-known as a “metropolitan oasis.” Guidance is available in English and we will hand out the manual in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean. You can join the program at the venue on that day, so feel free to come.

*Programs are subject to change depending on schedules.

Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement)

After the instructor arranged flowers as sample, the participant arranges flowers each along the sample. You can take a picture and take flowers home with you.

11:00-, 13:00-, 14:00- (40 minutes per session)
Capacity: 60 people / day
Participation fee: Free (Apply on the day) *Admission fee is required.

Edo Sashimono (Making chopsticks)

Sashimono, the art of traditional Japanese joinery, refers to the creation of items used in everyday life, such as boxes, shelves, desks and dressers, by using a woodworking ruler to measure boards and then fitting them snugly together. In this workshop, we will use these techniques to make wooden chopsticks.

10:30-, 11:30-, 13:30-, 14:30-, 15:30- (40 minutes per session)
Capacity: 40 people / day
Participation fee: 500 yen (Apply on the day) *Admission fee is required.

Kimono dressing

Once dressed, you will be able to walk around Hama-rikyu Gardens in Japanese clothes which are furisode (long-sleeved kimono), casual kimono for female, monpuku (crested kimono) for male and kimono for children. (about 1 hour)

Capacity: 100 people / day
Participation fee: Free (Apply on the day) *Admission fee is required.


Tokyo Tradition Office, Arts Council Tokyo  
TEL: 03-5428-3655 (10:00-18:00)


Outdoor Booths in Hama-rikyu Gardens



Organized by
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Supported by and in Cooperation with
Tokyo Metropolitan Government  
Supported by
Tokyo Metropolitan Tea Ceremony / Flower Arrangement Federation (Japanese flower arrangement), Edo Sashimono cooperative association (Edo Sashimono), The Cultural Foundation for Promoting the National Costume of Japan (Kimono dressing)