Arimatsu Shibori Festival in 2008 Information


     There will be a festival named Arimatsu Shibori Matsuri in Arimatsu, Midori-ku, Nagoya on June 7 and 8. Recently many people have visited to my blog looking for information of the festival. Since I wrote about it last June and September, if you retrieve the festival with the search engine, this page’s title also comes up as a result.
     That’s why I paste the information of guide in English tour at the festival below. I’m going to join in the tour. I may be able to see you there!

– AGGN English Speaking Tour –

1:00 PM, June 7 (Sat.) & June 8 (Sun.), 2008
The ticket gate of Meitetsu Arimatsu Station

Aichi Goodwill Guides Network (AGGN) will offer you an English guided tour of Arimatsu Shibori Festival, one hour’s walking tour of the town of Arimatsu, famous for its 400-year tradition of Shibori (tie-dyeing). Our tour includes a visit to a traditional Shibori merchant house with a splendid Japanese garden and a tea ceremony room. You will also take a look at dashi (festival floats) with mechanical puppets.

Other than our guided tour,
Shibori sales
Shibori workshop (admission needed) and more in the festival !

***No guide fees are required.
***Advance registration would be appreciated.
***Access to Arimatsu: 40 min. from Nagoya Station by local train on Meitetsu Main Line

Aichi Goodwill Guides Network
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Aichi Goodwill Guides Network (AGGN) is a non-profit organization established in 1999.


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