Introducing Japanese Culture Events

Introducing Japanese Culture Events

We are once again hosting more events that highlight unique aspects of Japanese culture for travelers from overseas to deepen their understanding of Japan and encourage them to visit us again.

These will include workshops of variety of traditional Japanese craftpersons and a Boys' Festival doll exhibition.

Schedule

Terminal 1

Areas Outside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Japanese Occupation Workshops

This is a program planned and held in collaboration with “Yume Rakuza Project” offering customers a chance to choose and try their hands at a variety of craftpersons related to traditional Japanese crafts, culture and performing arts, according to their own interests and preferences. These will be genuine practical courses led by experts who actually work in the profession.

Dates & times Event Details
April 16(Sun)①11:00- 12:30 ②13:30- 15:00 ③15:30- 17:00 Edo-style bamboo blind-shade making course : Learn how cord with a weight on the end is used to weave narrow strips of bamboo together to make a drink coaster in the shape of a small window blind.
April 16(Sun)①11:30- 13:00 ②14:00- 15:30 ③16:00- 17:30 Seal sculpting course : Trace a letter or Japanese character on to a stone and then carve it out with an engraving knife to make your own personal seal.

Terminal 1

Areas Outside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Japanese Occupation Workshops

This is a program planned and held in collaboration with “Yume Rakuza Project” offering customers a chance to choose and try their hands at a variety of craftpersons related to traditional Japanese crafts, culture and performing arts, according to their own interests and preferences. These will be genuine practical courses led by experts who actually work in the profession.

Dates & times Event Details
April 21(Fri)①11:00- 12:30 ②13:30- 15:00 ③15:30- 17:00 Flower arrangement course : Try your hand at ikebana by arranging flowers on a kenzan (needlepoint holder) in a vase.
April 22(Sat)①11:00- 12:30 ②13:30- 15:00 ③15:30- 17:00 Flower arrangement course : Try your hand at ikebana by arranging flowers on a kenzan (needlepoint holder) in a vase.
April 22(Sat)①11:30- 13:00 ②14:00- 15:30 ③16:00- 17:30 Folding screen making course : Paste Japanese washi paper of your choice on a frame to make a mini folding screen.

Terminal 1

Areas Outside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Boys' Festival Doll Display

Date

April 19 (Wed) -May 8 (Mon)

A Boys' Festival doll will be put on display for this traditional Japanese event celebrated on May 5.
This doll is displayed during the festival to celebrate the birth of boys and pray for their healthy growth.
The armor and helmet symbolize the hope that boys will be protected from harm.


Terminal 2

Areas Outside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Boys' Festival Doll Display

A Boys' Festival doll will be put on display for this traditional Japanese event celebrated on May 5.
This doll is displayed during the festival to celebrate the birth of boys and pray for their healthy growth.
The armor and helmet symbolize the hope that boys will be protected from harm.


Terminal 1

Areas Inside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Date

April 1(Sat)-30(Sun)

Once again, airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in the popular corner of the passenger terminal.
April will feature opportunities to try on a samurai armor, the very popular hands-on Ukiyo-e printing to take home as a souvenir, kimono dress-up, as well as calligraphy, Japanese paper dolls and kite making.

Dates & times Event Details
April 1 (Sat)- 6 (Thu) 14:00-18:00 Dress in samurai armor
April 7 (Fri)- 21 (Fri) 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
April 22 (Sat)- 28 (Fri) 14:00-18:00 Kimono wearing
April 29(Sat), 30(Sun)14:00-18:00 Dress in samurai armor

Terminal 2

Areas Inside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Date

April 1(Sat)-30(Sun)

Once again, airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in the popular corner of the passenger terminal.
April will feature opportunities to try on a samurai armor, the very popular hands-on Ukiyo-e printing to take home as a souvenir, kimono dress-up, as well as calligraphy, Japanese paper dolls and kite making.

Dates & times Event Details
April 1 (Sat)- 7 (Fri) 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
April 8 (Sat)- 14 (Fri) 14:00-18:00 Kimono wearing
April 15 (Sat)- 25 (Tue) 14:00-18:00 Dress in samurai armor
April 26(Wed), 27(Thu)13:30-16:00 Calligraphy, Japanese paper doll and kite making
April 28(Fri)-30(Sun)14:00~18:00 Ukiyo-e printing

Terminal 2

Areas Outside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Bonsai Exhibition

Date

Bonsai Exhibition:9 to 23 May, Performance:13 & 20 May 3:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m.

A bonsai exhibition will be held with the cooperation of the Nippon
Bonsai Association. With the approach of early summer, we present five exhibitions that will display the beauty of the fresh greenery of the
season.
These exhibitions will come to life on May 13th and 20th when visitors to the airport can watch the careful art of bonsai.


Terminal 2

Kamikiri traditional paper craftperformance

Date

Photospot:16 to 26 May, Kamikiri traditional paper craftperformance:25 to 26 May ①11:00 a.m., ②2:00 p.m., ③4:00 p.m.

This is a demonstration of kamikiri, traditional Japanese paper craft
using just a sheet of paper and scissors to cut out a landscape scenery and animal figures. A photo area has also been set aside for souvenir photos with the works created. On May 25 and 26, the famous kamikiri artisan, “Hasamiya Kamitaro”, will give a skilled performance in the traditional paper craft.


Terminal 1

Areas Outside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Iris Decoration Boat Exhibition

An Iris flower float will be on display with the cooperation of Katori City government to coincide with the Suigo Sawara Iris Festival held in Katori City, Chiba Prefecture in June. The display of real irises and a small pole-pushed boat known as a sappabune adorns the departure lobby.


Terminal 1

Areas Inside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Once again, airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in the popular corner of the passenger terminal.
May will feature dressing in samurai armor, the very popular hands-on Ukiyo-e printing to take home as a souvenir as well as dressing in kimono.

Dates & times Event Details
May 1-9 14:00-18:00 Dress in samurai armor
May 10-21 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
May 22-28 14:00-18:00 Kimono wearing
May 29-31 14:00-18:00 Dress in samurai armor

Terminal 2

Areas Inside Passport Control (Outgoing)

Japanese Culture Experience Corner

Once again, airport users will be able to experience Japanese culture and take souvenir photographs in the popular corner of the passenger terminal.
May will feature dressing in samurai armor, the very popular hands-on Ukiyo-e printing to take home as a souvenir as well as dressing in kimono.

Dates & times Event Details
May 1- 7, 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing
May 8- 13, 14:00-18:00 Kimono wearing
May 14-23 14:00-18:00 Dress in samurai armor
May 24-25, 13:30-16:00 Kimono wearing
May 26-31, 14:00-18:00 Ukiyo-e printing