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From Kyoto to Boston: Exploring the History & Cultural Significance of Japanese Kimono

Thank you to everyone who attended our “From Kyoto to Boston: Exploring the History & Cultural Significance of Japanese Kimono” event. It was an amazing turn out! Thank you to Sasakawa Peace Foundation USAUS JETAA and The Japan Society of Boston for their help planning and sponsoring this event.

We hope you all enjoyed learning about the different aspects of kimono from the guest speakers:

Host: Josephine C (NEJETAA, President)

Professor Sarah Frederick (Boston University): The History and Influence of Kimono on Western Culture and Art


Ara Mahar: A Personal Journey on Becoming a Kimono Dresser

Izumi Noguchi: Demonstration of the Different Types of Kimono and it’s Uses in Modern Day Japan

For more photos from the event, please check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/nejetaa

Organizers of this event from left to right: Matt Krebs (JSB, Executive Director), Josephine C NEJETAA, President), Joy Champaloux (Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, Program Officer), Bahia Simons-Lane (US JETAA, Executive Director) andYuko Handa (JSB, Operations Manager)


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