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Sep7 – Oct8, Traveling exhibition “Beautiful Handicrafts of Tohoku, Japan”, dedicated to 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Armenia

  • Sake bottle Kawatsura, Yuzawa, Akita Prefecture
  • The Cave of Lion from the series Ryurisho hangakan 1953
  • Kyutaro Ogura Kokeshi doll (Kijiyama style) Yuzawa, Akita Prefecture
             On occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Armenia, the Embassy of Japan in Armenia, in cooperation with Hovhannes Sharambeyan Centre of Popular Creation will co-host the Japan Foundation traveling exhibition “ Beautiful Handicrafts of Tohoku”.
This exhibition reminds us once again of the distinctive appeal of Tohoku’s heritage of arts and craft. The displays present works of various genres—ceramics, lacquerware, textiles, metalwork, wood and bamboo crafts, etc.—allowing visitors to enjoy the diverse and exquisite world of Tohoku traditions. This exhibition has been organized in 32 places of 19 countries since 2012, and now Armenia will be the twentieth country.


Period: 7th of September (Thu) *– 8th of October, 2017 (Sun)

                 *On 7th of September the exhibition will be for the invited guests only.

                 It will be open to the public from 8th of September.

Venue: Hovhannes Sharambeyan Centre of Popular Creation
Address: Abovyan str. 64, Yerevan
Hours: Tue-Sat 11:00-17:00,   Sun 11:00-16:00,  Monday: closed
Admission: The museum admission fee is 700 drams with no additional charge of this exhibition.


Co-organizers: Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Armenia, Ministry of Culture of RA, Hovhannes Sharambeyan Centre of Popular Creation