Payment #1: Travel for Workshops™ Japan Tour 2
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Payment #1: Travel for Workshops™ Japan Tour 2

Regular price $3,500.00

Please pay this amount to secure your spot for this tour. Tour Details

Includes a $1000 fully tax-deductible donation to the World Shibori Network Foundation.

May 23 to June 4, 2024 | 13 days & 12 nights

Kyoto, Iwami Ginzan Gungendo in Omori-cho, Hiroshima, and Arimatsu Shibori Festival:

Sashiko & Mending Workshop with Yoshiko Wada & Tomi Matusba

Botanical Printing Workshop with Mayumi Fujio

Shibori & Indigo Workshop with Hiroko Ando

Arimatsu Shibori Festival

Kyoto: Shrine Market, Gardens, Temples, Shojin Ryori (Monk’s cuisine) 

A 13-day Travel for Workshops™ program curated by Yoshiko I. Wada. The focus is a workshop retreat at Gungendo in Omori-cho and a Shibori & Indigo workshop with Hiroko Ando. Omori-cho is a part of a former silver mine, Iwami Ginzan UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This tour also includes Hiroshima Genbaku Dome, the Simose Art Museum by Shigeru Ban, and much to see and experience in Kyoto.

Join us for a captivating taste of old Japan in Omori-cho where the 400 residents follow a self-sustaining, resourceful philosophy and lifestyle. Learn from artists, chefs, and locals! Space is limited. Arrive in Nagoya, Japan, on 5/23/2024 in time for the Kyoto Shrine flea market on 5/25. The program ends in Nagoya on 6/4/2024. You have the option to continue to Tokyo with staff to participate in Tour 3.

Travel for Workshops Japan Tour 2 Total Cost*: $7000

This amount covers all materials and fees for workshops, all accommodations, local ground transportation, and the most delicious local meals to complete your cultural experience (12 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, and 11 Dinners). Maximum 20 participants, accompanied by two bilingual WSNF staff members and artists. Single occupancy except for the 5-night stay in Omoricho. If you have a partner to share one bed, contact info[at] for a discount (does not apply to Omori-cho).

*Airfare is not included.

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