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donated to ghent: from kimono to samurai sword

19.04.2016 01.05.2016
Japan Aangentgeschonken
  • Where? In the STAM entrance hall
  • When? Every day from April 19th until May 1st 2016, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
  • Exceptionally also open on Monday April 25th
  • Text and labels: Dutch – French - English - Japanese
  • Entrance: free of charge

Ghent and the Japanese city of Kanazawa have been twinned for 45 years. During this period, the cities have exchanged quite some presents. For Japanese people, the presentation of gifts is a ritual that must follow the etiquette. Come and discover a selection of Japanese presents and learn how the Japanese give presents according to the rules of the art


This small exhibition about Japanese relation gifts coincides with the Floraliën (Flower Show), including a Japanese pavillon on the Bijloke site, from Friday April 22nd until Sunday May 1st.


In cooperation with Honda, the City of Ghent, De Zwarte Doos – Municipal archives Ghent, Stadsarchief Gent, Department of Eastern Languages and Cultures, Ghent University.


aan gent geschonken: van kimono tot samoeraizwaard


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