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A Kimono Experience [STAGE]
November 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A kimono designer will give a talk and give people a chance to dress up in kimono and get a feel of the real Japanese dress!
Nobuakki Tomita – Speaker
Masahiro Taniguchi – Translator
Akiko Miyahara – Co-ordinator
Mr. Tomita has worked on over 2000 kimonos for TV, movies, magazines, stages and commercials in Japan. The best-known of his works in Japan was the stage costume design and styling for Mitsuko Mori, entitled “The Cherry Orchard”, performed at New National Theatre in Tokyo. He also designed kimonos for the cover of the kimono magazine “Katei Gaho and Kimono Salon” featuring his kimono worn by famous actresses. He has been named as one of the 4 kimono specialists in Fujin Gaho’s 1200 memorial issue.